Very Reverend Father Daniel Rohan
Very Reverend Father Daniel Rohan was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and is a graduate of Ohio University. He is also an alumnus of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary in New York, where he earned his Master of Divinity Degree in 1972. Prior to his ordination in 1979, he worked several civilian jobs and obtained a Masters Degree in Counseling from Iona College in New York. Following his ordination, Fr. Dan was assigned to his first parish - St. George Orthodox Church in Terre Haute, Indiana. While serving at St. George, he continued his studies, completing his PhD from Trinity Theological Seminary in Evansville, Indiana in 1982. In 1987, after hearing of the need for Orthodox military chaplains, he joined the Army National Guard to serve in that role. It was in 1988 that Fr. Dan became the parish priest for St. Mark Antiochian Orthodox Church, bringing with him his lovely wife Kaliope and their three young children. He remained with the Army National Guard until 1993 when he transferred to the 910th Air Force Reserve in Youngstown. He served with the Air Force Reserve until retirement in 2007. As an active member of the Eastern Orthodox Clergy Association of Youngstown for the past twenty-four years, Fr. Dan was instrumental in establishing the Department of Prison Ministry in the Mahoning Valley. He remains involved in the organization, which is now served by other Orthodox priests. He presently serves on the board for The Mahoning Valley Association of Churches and is a member of the Military Officers Association of the Mahoning and Shenango Valley.