Father Daniel Nashed was born in California in 1982. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics in 2005. He went on to obtain his teaching credential, and Masters in Education, and Administrators credential. Prior to his ordination to the priesthood, Fr. Daniel taught high school math in the Garden Grove school district. He served at St. Verena & the Three Holy Youth Church for many years, then at Holy Transfiguration Church from its inception until his ordination at Holy Transfiguration Church on August 21, 2016.
Fr. Daniel served as a priest for one year at Archangel Michael Church, Santa Ana, and another year at St. Verena & the Three Holy Youth Church. In August 2018, he began his service at Holy Transfiguration Church until the present time. His passions in the service include Christian education and youth services.