Dan’s calling is to invite, equip, and accompany people
to marvel at the divine depth of their own lives:
there to encounter the weird and wonderful mystery of God,
there to be drawn into the divine depth of others,
there to find the courage to take a stand for mercy in this cruel world.
Born in western suburbs of Chicago.
Moved with family to Sarasota, FL, when 13.
Returned to Chicago in 2005 to go to seminary.
Received into the Episcopal Church in 2005.
Ordained to diaconate in 2011; priesthood in 2012.
Moved to Baton Rouge, LA, with partner in 2017.
Married partner (Raff) in 2018.
See Dan’s resume for more.
Avid hiker, science nerd, opera lover, art museum wanderer, coffee shop snob.
Watches sci-fi, British mysteries, ghost stories, and sad queer movies that his husband makes him watch.
Really into indie video games (which is a thing) and podcasts.
Recent reads: Man and His Symbols (Karl Jung), Bird By Bird (Anne Lamott), Tenth of December (George Saunders)
Can’t eat gluten, chooses not to eat meat. He’s doubly obnoxious.
If he weren’t a priest, he’d be a meteorologist, a landscape architect, or a National Park ranger.