Fr. Quan Tran was ordained in June 2011, and then he went back to Rome to complete his post-graduate studies in theology. In 2012 he was assigned to Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Newport Beach, and then Christ Cathedral. His last assignment was at St. Bonaventure in Huntington Beach, prior to becoming the Administrator of St. Hedwig Parish.
Prior to entering the seminary, Fr. Tran worked as a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Orange for ten years. He received his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law, and Bachelor in Business Administration from Bernard M. Baruch College in New York. For seminary training, Fr. Tran attended the Pontifical North American College (NAC) in Rome, while earning a Bachelor in Sacred Theology and a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, also known as the “Angelicum.”
In 2017, Father started his Fullness of Grace apostolate to help Christians grow in their faith by forming a deep spiritual life in which they live out their vocations to holiness, intimacy with God, and bearing witness to Christ: www.fullnessofgrace.org. In November of 2020, Father published his first book, The Imitation of Mary: Keys to Growth in Virtue and Grace. Besides giving talks, retreats and spiritual direction, Father enjoys going for walks, exploring different cuisines, and contemplating the beauty of nature.