Father Fraser was born in North Bay, Ontario, Canada in 1965. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Nipissing University College, Laurentian University, in 1987. He graduated from the University of Trinity College, University of Toronto, with a Master of Divinity degree in 1990. Although he was born, raised and educated in Canada, Father was accepted as a postulant for the Diocese of Quincy; and, was ordained deacon and priest in 1992 and 1993, respectively. He was instituted as rector of St. Michael's on September 29. 2013. Father Fraser is a member of the Society of Mary, the Society of King Charles the Martyr, a Council Member of the American Branch of the Guild of All Souls, and a Priest Associate of the Holy House of Our Lady of Walsingham. He is keenly interested in all aspects of music and the textile arts. Other interests include history, reading, baseball, and hockey.