Our New Chaplain | Fr. John Baptist Hoang, OP
Born in California and raised in Virginia, Fr. John Baptist met the Dominican Friars at the University of Virginia, and he joined the Order of Preachers in 2009 after graduating from UVA. He was ordained to the priesthood in May 2016, and comes to the Catholic Center after two years as Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph’s Church in the West Village.
Fr. John Baptist succeeded Fr. Sebastian White, O.P., on July 1, 2018. Fr. Pier Giorgio Dengler, O.P., newly ordained in Washington this May, is assigned as the new Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph’s.