Fr. Daniel P. Hunt was born in Cleveland, Ohio on June 17, 1956. He attended Our Lady of Peace and Our Lady of Angels grade schools in Cleveland, and St. Edward High School in Lakewood, Ohio. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Cincinnati. He also attended Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary in Cincinnati, and earned a Master of Divinity degree in 2012. He was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati on May 19, 2012.
He served his first assignment as the Parochial Vicar of the Petersburg Parishes, which includes Immaculate Conception (Botkins), St. John the Evangelist (Fryburg), St. Joseph (Wapakoneta), and St. Lawrence (Rhine) from 2012-2016. Fr. Dan is currently serving as the Parochial Vicar for the Bridgetown Pastoral Region of St. Jude the Apostle and St. Aloysius Gonzaga parishes.
Fr. Dan is the third oldest of seven children (four boys and three girls), and in his leisure time he likes to work out at the gym, golf, bowl, and fish. His favorite saint is St. Thomas More, and one of his many favorite Scripture passages is from the Gospel of John. Jesus says, “Do not work for food that perishes but for the food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For on him the Father, God, has set his seal.” (John 6:27)