Father Hoffman was ordained to the priesthood in October 1979.
Father Hoffman has served the Diocese of Brooklyn for nearly 44 years, initially assigned as a parochial vicar to St. Martin of Tours.
He has also served as pastor of St. Lucy-St. Patrick Parish, St. Martin of Tours (second assignment), and St. Bartholomew.
He is the current pastor of St. Barbara Roman Catholic Church.
Father Hoffman serves as a chaplain for the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY). He is the former chaplain of the Pope John II Family Academy in Bushwick.