Rev. Dat Nguyen
Before his calling to the priesthood, Fr. Dat graduated college with a degree in chemistry. He likes math, science, arts, and travel. He was assigned to Holy Cross parish from 2016 to 2018 as a seminarian and deacon. He was ordained as a priest in June 2018. In fall 2021, Fr. Dat was assigned to lead the UCSC Newman Center here in Santa Cruz.