Fr. Dino Vanin was born in Treviso, Italy , and entered the PIME Seminary in his hometown at a young age. He came to the U.S. in 1968 to study Theology and was ordained in 1972. He served at the former PIME High School Seminary in Newark, Ohio, before being sent to the missions of Thailand, where he spent six years. Upon returning to the U.S. in 1992, Fr. Dino ministered in the Detroit area, specifically at San Francesco Catholic Church in Clinton Township, where he was installed as Pastor on December 16, 2018. Fr. Dino also served as PIME US Treasurer for many years. In his spare time, Fr. Dino lends his time to his other vocation: carpentry.