Fr Lam Vu was born in South Vietnam in 1971, professed his First Vows in 2001, was sent to Rome to complete his studies for the priesthood and completed a Licence in Spirituality at the Gregorian University. He was ordained a priest in 2008.
He has lived in the fraternities of Leichhardt and Hawthorn. He spent the first six years of his priesthood in full-time university chaplaincy, in Melbourne Australian Catholic University and in Sydney at Notre Dame University.
He is also the post-novitiate director. He is currently in the fraternity of Dutton Park, Brisbane is the parish Priest of South Brisbane and administrator of Dutton Park and West End.