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    Meet Barb Sekerak and Marianne Brooks: Building God’s Kingdom through Stewardship

Meet Barb Sekerak and Marianne Brooks: Building God’s Kingdom through Stewardship

What do you think of when you hear the word stewardship?  For most people, it means giving time, talent, and mainly (oh no!) treasure.  But Barb Sekerak and Marianne Brooks have made it their mission to encourage SJB parishioners to give their time and talent to the Church in a way that will result […]

September 9th, 2021|
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    Meet Mary Lauritz and Family – Four Founding Members of SJB

Meet Mary Lauritz and Family – Four Founding Members of SJB

Early Years

If history is told through the voices of its people, then Mary Lauritz and her family have quite a tale to tell about St. John Bosco Church.  Mary, who is 90 years young, her beloved late husband Edward, and their three daughters were generous founding members of SJB.  When they moved from Cleveland’s […]

August 20th, 2021|

Meet Mike Gibson: Spreading the Light of Youth Ministry

St. John Bosco, a 19th century teacher of the youth on the streets of Turin, Italy, once said, “Be brave and try to detach your heart from worldly things.”  Our church patron’s message is most clearly conveyed today through the work of its Youth Ministry Director, Mike Gibson.
Early Life
A native of Steubenville, OH, Mike […]

February 5th, 2021|