Faith Formation Team Members
Hello! My name is Kylie Rogers and I am grateful to serve as the Coordinator of Faith Formation Grades 1-5 and First Sacraments. I grew up in Ellicott City, Maryland, and moved to DeForest, Wisconsin in 2012. I am currently in an online program through the Franciscan University of Steubenville working towards a Master of Arts in Catechetics and Evangelization.
My relationship with our healing God is the most important part of my life. I have encountered my closest friends while authentically living out my Catholic faith. Every day I strive to embody my nickname, Smiley Kylie, because I truly believe the following words of St. Teresa of Calcutta: “the smile is the beginning of love.” It is such a joy for me to be part of this community! I cannot wait to see how God will continue to use our Faith Formation Program to draw the children of this parish deeper into His love.
Hello, my name is Tracy McAllister and I am the Faith Formation Administrative Assistant. My husband Tim and I have been married for over 20 years. In fact, Fr. Bill presided over our marriage at the heritage church. Tim is currently a member of the Pastoral Council. I have been a lifelong member of the parish, receiving all my sacraments at St. John the Baptist Parish as well as graduating from SJB school many years ago. Our three children are all SJB graduates, too. Mason and Blake are in college and Marisa is in high school. You may have seen us as Greeters for either 8:00 or 10:00 Sunday morning Mass. I am blessed to belong to the parish family and look forward to seeing all the wonderful changes that will be happening in the near future as we make a difference "one by One".
Hello! My name is Rob Sobieck, and I am the Youth Minister here at St. John the Baptist. I began here in the summer 0f 2019 and have been honored to be able to serve here at this parish since then. I was formerly a Special Education Teacher and felt a strong call to ministry and to work for the Catholic Church after a couple years of teaching in public schools. God always provides a way for us to pursue what He has called us to and I encourage you to ask and seek how He is calling you!
Some of my favorite things are weightlifting, board games, learning more about the Catholic Faith, a good theological and philosophical discussion, a good meat lovers pizza from Gallaghers or a burrito from Taco Bell, and getting together with good friends. We all have gifts, talents, and quirks that God has given us for a purpose and a reason, and I invite you to pray and see how God is calling you to use those gifts, talents and quirks to reach your God given potential and lead others to Christ!
Please feel free to reach out to me at any time with any questions, ideas, or thoughts.
Keep grabbing hold of your God-given destiny!