Tim Glemkowski has worked in various roles in evangelization including teaching high school theology, youth and young adult ministry at a parish, and as a director of evangelization and catechesis. He double-majored in theology and philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville and has his Master's in Theology from the Augustine Institute in Denver, CO. In addition to his full-time parish work, he travels around the country giving retreats and talks. His favorite thing to do is hike up mountains with his wife Magdalene and one-year old daughter, Eva.
Director of Missions
Jason Theobald has been a full time Director of Youth Ministry for the past 5 years, the last 3 at St. Mary's Parish in Huntley, IL. Along with that, he has worked for 7 summers as a facilitator for the Franciscan LEAD Outreach Program of the Steubenville Youth Conference, being a LEAD Director the past 4 summers. He graduated from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and History, and while at Franciscan University he engaged in various ministry roles both on campus and in outreach off campus through the university. Jason is most proud, though, of his beautiful wife Sarah and his newborn son, Noah.
Co-Director of Project 5.41
Maggie Glemkowski graduated from Franciscan University of Steubenville with a BA in Biology and went on to receive her bachelor's in nursing through the accelerated program at SUNY-Binghamton. She has worked as a critical care nurse for four years and loves hiking in the mountains with her husband, Tim, and daughter, Eva.
Co-DirectoR of Project 5.41
Jill Duran graduated with her BA in Theology and Catechetics from Franciscan University of Steubenville before taking a job as the Executive Director of the John Paul II Renewal Center, an apostolate dedicated to spreading the teachings of the Theology of the Body. She has been a popular youth, young adults, and women's ministry speaker since college, speaking at diocesan rallies, retreats, high schools, and everything in between. She spends many of her days chasing around her two year old daughter while holding her infant son.
School of Prayer Team
Sam Sharpe was a D-1 baseball player and a top MLB prospect before choosing to give his entire life to Christ. After college, he spent five years in formation with the Community of the Friars of the Renewal before he discerned his vocation to marriage. Now married to his wife, Emily, he runs several small businesses while continuing to pursue a passion to living life to the full.
Parish Mission Team (Worship Leader)
Paul Vogrinc is a worship leader, speaker and performer in the greater Chicagoland area. His debut album, Return to Grace (2008) is a transparent view into Paul’s deep spirituality and his passion for Christ. Return to Grace captures a sound that offers a joyous blend of Coldplay and G.K. Chesterton. Genre-obsessed fans have described Paul's anthemic melodies as "British-Pop meets The Vatican. His passion is pursuing God and his beautiful wife, Janell with whom he has two sons, John Paul and Leo Francis.
Parish Mission Team
Nic Frank has been reaching youth all around the country for nearly a decade. Nic serves as a youth minister with Adore Ministries and has worked hard to bring the New Evangelization to different youth programs in Texas, Louisiana, and currently, in Rockford, Illinois. When Nic is not working with teenagers he is serving his "Domestic Church" alongside his beautiful wife and daughter.
Fr. Chris DiTomo
Father Chris DiTomo is a priest for the Diocese of Rockford and the pastor of St. Gall's Church in Elburn, IL. Father DiTomo has his STB in Theology from University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary and was ordained in 2011. Before coming to St. Gall's, he served as a parochial vicar at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Crystal Lake and St. Bridget's in Loves Park.