Fr. Skluzacek was ordained a priest in 1980. He became pastor of St. John’s in 2006. He is our spiritual leader and is responsible for the pastoral care of the people of St. John the Baptist.
Fr. Paul Shovelain
Fr. Shovelain was ordained a priest in 2014. He became parochial vicar of St. John’s in 2016. Fr. Shovelain assists Fr. Skluzacek in the pastoral care of the people of St. John the Baptist.
Deacon Rod Palmer
Deacon Rod was ordained in 1999. Deacon Rod is active with our St. Vincent de Paul Outreach program and assists at weekend liturgies.
Deacon Peter D’Heilly
Deacon Peter was ordained in 1978. He assists at St. John’s with funerals.
Deacon Gary Schneider
Deacon Gary was ordained in 2008. He assists at St. John’s at weekend liturgies.
Phone: ext. 1229
Mary is part of the ABLE program for “Assisting Better Lives for Elders”. ABLE is a partnership between St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the Benedictine Health Care Center at Innsbruck. The purpose of the program is to assist in meeting the needs of the elder parishioners in their own homes.
Mark oversees the finances and day-to-day business operations of the parish community.
Director of Stewardship & Development
Phone: ext. 1217
Sacramental Records/Administrative Assistant
Phone: ext. 1239
Phone: ext. 1224
Teri reserves rooms for the various parish groups who meet in our pastoral center. Teri coordinates rentals for St. Joseph’s Hall.
Phone: ext. 1220
Kitchen and Hospitality Coordinator
Phone: ext. 1227
Rectory Housekeeper & Cook
Office of Discipleship and Mission
Jessica Balzarini, Director
Phone: 651-633-1540 ext. 1228
Director of Youth Ministry & Confirmation
Phone: 651-633-1540 ext.1218
Adam coordinates 7th Grade Faith Formation, Confirmation (a 2-year program normally beginning in 8th grade), and junior and senior high youth retreats and events.
Family Faith Formation Coordinator
Phone: 651-633-1540 ext. 1234
651-633-1540 ext. 1211
Director of Worship
Jay is the music and liturgy director for the parish. He leads the music at three of the four weekend liturgies, funerals, weddings, holidays and holy days from the organ. He trains the lay ministers and prepares them for their liturgical duties. He also prepares the Mass leaflets, heads the Arts and Environment Committee, and directs the choir and schola.
Director of Maintenance
Phone: ext. 1203
The goal of the maintenance department is to provide a safe, secure and clean environment that is well maintained for our parishioners, staff, students and visitors of our campus.