Ms. Jordan Tippett- Director of Religious Education

Jordan can help you . . . 

  • If you, your child or your family want to become Catholic!
  • Religious Ed. options for your children, even if they have missed a few years!
  • If you want to volunteer or teach Religious Ed.
  • VBS? (Vacation Bible School)-but be sure you visited the VBS website first.
  • Answer questions about requirements for sacramental preparation                                                                           (Baptism, First Confession, First Communion, Confirmation).
  • Anything  AT ALL related to teaching young people the Catholic faith.

Mr. Paul Gallagher- Director of Adult Faith Formation

Paul can help you with . . . 

  • RCIA- Do you, your family or another adult you know want to become Catholic? 
  • Catholic Campus Ministry questions (He leads McDaniel College CCM).
  • Adult Ministry Questions.
  • Finding out what bible study to lead or join.
  • If you are an adult who has never been Confirmed. 
  • Anything AT ALL related to Adult Faith Formation at St. John.

Mr. Kevin Brown - Youth Minister (habla Español)

Kevin can help you with . . .

  • Your teenager! Well, maybe not entirely, but if you have a child who is entering the 6th-12th Grade,                            we have a youth group for you! 
  • Questions regarding Life Teen or The Edge.
  • Getting information on summer trips, retreat opportunities and weekly youth group events.
  • Confirmation questions and registration.
  • Steubenville Conference Information, Mount 2000, Work Camp Questions.
  • All things regarding your teen!

Lina Ocasio- Administrative Assistant (habla Español)

Lina can help you with . . . 

  • Religious Education, VBS and Confirmation Registration & tuition questions.
  • Answering questions about tuition, fees and setting up a payment schedule.
  • Answering your questions about Fundraisers.
  • TRANSLATING important documents into Spanish, or coordinating sacraments in Spanish.
  • Lina ordinarily answers the phone when you call the Religious Education Office. 
  • figuring out who you need to talk to!

Judy Dieter- Office Assistant 

Judy is the "Mom" of Religious Ed.  She is a humble servant and usually makes the phone calls to check references related to STAND training.