Fr. John Nordeman, Director
The fifth of six children, Fr. Nordeman is a graduate of Cardinal Dougherty High School and Penn State University, where he received a B.S. in Finance. He then worked for one year at PNC Bank and six years at CIGNA Corporation in Center City Philadelphia.
Fr. Nordeman entered Saint Charles Seminary in 1995 and was ordained a Priest by Cardinal Bevilacqua in May of 2001. His first assignment was as a Parochial Vicar for two years at Saint Katherine of Siena Parish in Northeast Philadelphia. From there he served as a member of the faculty at Bishop McDevitt High School and was in residence at Saint Catherine of Siena Parish in Horsham. After one year, he was transferred and became a member of the faculty at Cardinal O'Hara High School with his residence at Sacred Heart Parish in Havertown, where he served for the the last three years before being named the fifth Director of the Newman Center. He is now in residence at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish in West Chester.
Fr. Nordeman is grateful for the opportunity to serve the West Chester University community, sharing in our glorious Catholic faith with its members
Dan Pin, Assistant Director
Dan grew up in Ridgefield, CT attending St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish.
After completing high school at Ridgefield High, he made the decision to pick up and move down to Pennsylvania, where he graduated from West Chester University in May of 2013 with a bachelor's degree in Music Education. He currently lives in West Chester with his wife, Kelly.
Dan has been a familiar face around the Newman Center for his four years at the University, and is incredibly blessed to be able to continue to serve the students and community as the Assistant Director. He is grateful to e able to bring his own experiences to the Newman Center, and hopes to see as many students as possible row in their faith and spirituality during their time at WCU. He knows firsthand how much the Newman Center and be a home away from home for many students, and is excited to see the family grow in the future!