Father John Meyer Father Meyer began serving as pastor in February of 2012. He was ordained a priest in April of 2008 and has previously served as the parochial vicar at the Cathedral of Saint Paul and at Saint Charles Borromeo in Saint Anthony. He is originally from Woodbury, Minnesota. Father Meyer attended the University of Minnesota where he received a degree in history and Latin. At the University of Minnesota, he read Saint Augustine's Confessions. Saint Augustine's words profoundly moved him and he began to discern a call to the priesthood. He entered Saint Paul Seminary in 2002 where he studied philosophy and theology. He is a sports fan with a special love for baseball. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching baseball, watching movies, playing cards, and reading.
Deacon Ron Freeman
Deacon Ron has been serving St. Timothy since 1990, having been ordained for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in 1988. He is a Master Electrician and was the co-owner of J. Becher and Associates, an electrical contractor. He also taught as an Electrical Instructor at the Dunwoody Industrial Institute. He currently does electrical inspecting part-time. In addition to his duties at St. Timothy, which include preaching, sacramental celebration, and coordinating the Rites of Christian Initiation for Adults, he also serves as a hospice chaplain for North Memorial Hospital. In his free time, he enjoys raising show flowers, hunting and fishing.
Tonya joined the staff of St. Timothy in 2004 as Parish Secretary, bringing with her 7 years of administrative assistant experience. She graduated from Normandale Community College with an A.A.S. degree in Dietetic Technology. In her free time, Tonya enjoys making photo albums, running, and spending time with her family water skiing and downhill skiing.
Director of Religious Education
Debbie is a life long member of St. Timothy's Church. She is an alumni of our school and was the chairperson for our 50th all school reunion that was attended by over 900 people. She has been the RCIA Coordinator for the last 14 years, and has taught religious education for more than 12 years. She has been the head of the liturgy committee for over 14 years and also been a member of the Youth Board for over 10 years. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, reading and spending time with her husband and two grown children. She also likes to continue educating herself by attending the adult education programs offered at St. Tim's and surrounding parishes.
Director of Adult Education / Evangelization
Mary Hagar has served St. Timothy in a variety of roles since 1989 and is presently the Director of Adult Education / Evangelization. She also is the Co-director of Catholic Outreach Renewal and Evangelization Ministries and is a Field Representative for the Archdiocesan Task Force on Evangelization. She has a B.S. degree in Education and her M.A. degree in Counseling Psychology and is licensed in both Nebraska and Minnesota. She also received her Theology Certification from the University of St. Thomas and her Evangelization Certification from Catholic Renewal Ministries. She also has a wide range of teaching experience including 10 years at international schools and 15 years at Catholic schools. In her free time, Mary enjoys golfing, tennis and playing bridge.
Jacob joined St. Timothy's Parish in October of 2010 as the Youth Director. He has two siblings, both older, one niece and one nephew. Jacob has extensive experience in youth direction over the past seven years, and is currently working towards his Master's degree in Pastoral Theology through the Institute of Pastoral Theology from Ave Maria University. In his free time Jacob enjoys woodworking, being a hobby mechanic, and writing.
Bill joined us as custodian in fall of 2011. He is a member of St. Timothy's Parish. He is married and has two children, who attend St. Timothy's School. He is licensed to service heating plants at both the school and the church. He is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the church. Bill enjoys outdoor activities, especially competing in marathons and triathalons.