Parish Clergy & Staff

Rev. Y. David Brault - 
Pastor
Rev. Y. David Brault - Pastor

Meet our pastor, Father David Brault who hails from Valleyfield de Saleberry, Quebec, Canada. He speaks fluent French and English. He describes St. John the Baptist Community as a “Mosaic.”
His favorite scripture is John 12:23-26.

Rev. Tony D'Souza -
Associate Pastor
Rev. Tony D'Souza - Associate Pastor

Father Tony D’Souza was born in India. He speaks several languages fluently, including Spanish, Hindi, Konkani, and Konnada. He describes his St. John the Baptist Community as “Diverse.”
His favorite scripture is John 15:4.

Deacon Ed McCormack
Deacon Ed McCormack

Deacon Ed Mc Cormack, Ph.D. is a native of New Jersey who resides with his lovely family in Silver Spring He describes St. John the Baptist Community as a “Community of Faith.”
His favorite scripture is 2 Corinthians 3:17-18.

Deacon Jim Gorman
Deacon Jim Gorman

Deacon Gorman hails from Carbondale, Pennsylvania and resides with his bride of over 46 years in Kensington, Maryland. He describes the Saint John the Baptist Church and Community as a “Communion of sisters and brothers journeying to the communion of the Trinity.” His favorite scripture is John 17:11, 20-23.

LJ Milone - 
Adult & Children Faith Formation
LJ Milone - Adult & Children Faith Formation

L.J. Milone’s birthplace is Rockville Centre, New York. He resides in Columbia, Maryland with his lovely wife, Jessica and their beautiful daughters, Amelia and Therese. He is the Director of Faith Formation (Adult & Children). He describes the St. John the Baptist Community as “Open.”  His favorite scripture is Mathew 5:3 – “Blessed are the poor in spirit, theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” To read some of L.J. Milone’s posts, visit Mystic Word.

Marie Ferman - Director of Youth Ministry, Confirmation Prep.
Marie Ferman - Director of Youth Ministry, Confirmation Prep.

Marie Ferman is the Director of Youth Ministry. She also leads the preparation classes for Confirmation. Marie is a native of Seattle, Washington and resides in Washington, D.C.

Cynthia Norris - 
Social Justice, Social Concerns, Sister Parish
Cynthia Norris - Social Justice, Social Concerns, Sister Parish

Cynthia Norris is the Director of Social Concerns Ministry. She is a native of Baltimore, MD and describes SJB Catholic Church and Community as “Generous.”
She resides in Gwynn Oaks, MD with her four-footed furry family of Sebastian and Muddy Waters. Her favorite scriptures are Jeremiah 1:5 and 29:11.

Susan DeCamp - 
Liturgical Ministry, Music Ministry, Funerals
Susan DeCamp - Liturgical Ministry, Music Ministry, Funerals

Susan DeCamp is the Director of Liturgy and Music. She is a native of Dayton, Ohio and resides in Silver Spring, MD. She describes SJB Catholic Church and Community as “welcoming.” Her favorite scripture is Matthew 25:37-40

Karen Kuzemka - Finance Officer, Office Manager
Karen Kuzemka - Finance Officer, Office Manager

Karen Kuzemka is the Parish Accountant and Office Manager. She is a native of New Orleans, LA., and resides with her multi-generational family in Silver Spring, MD. She describes St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and Community as “Home.” Her favorite scripture is Psalm 23.

Principal Blomquist amid our butterfly garden.
Principal Blomquist amid our butterfly garden.

Brian Blomquist became principal of St. John the Baptist School in July 2014. He taught Language Arts (grades 6-8) and served as a Vice Principal at St. Ann’s Academy in Washington D.C. for seven years. He also taught in Washington D.C. elementary public schools. Mr. Blomquist resides with his wife and four children in Washington, D.C.

Mary Frances Vassilou, Parish Secretary
Mary Frances Vassilou, Parish Secretary

Mary Frances Vassiliou is our Parish secretary. She is a native Washingtonian and resides in Silver Spring, MD with her husband and sons. She describes the St. John the Baptist Church and Community as “Caring.”

Glenda Chauncey - 
Head Sacristan
Glenda Chauncey - Head Sacristan

Glenda Chauncey was born in Germantown,  Maryland and resides with her son in Silver Spring, Maryland. Glenda describes the St. John the Baptist Church and Community as “Her Family.” Her favorite scripture is Joel 9:12-18.

Michele Joseph, Bulletin Editor
Michele Joseph, Bulletin Editor

Michele Joseph claims Trinidad and Tobago as home. She resides with her husband and their son in Silver Spring, MD. She describes St. John the Baptist as “a tapestry of believers.” Her favorite scripture is Ephesians 6: 10-18.

Thomas Klotz - 
Parish & School Grounds, Maintenance Supervisor
Thomas Klotz - Parish & School Grounds, Maintenance Supervisor

Thomas Klotz was born in Washington D.C. and resides with his wife in Bowie, MD. He describes the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and Community as “Welcoming.” His favorite scripture is Luke 10:25-37 – Parable of the Good Samaritan.

Peter & Dimitri Vassiliou - Grounds keepers, Sacristans
Peter & Dimitri Vassiliou - Grounds keepers, Sacristans

Peter Vassiliou (left) is multi-talented. He is a graduate of SJB Catholic school. He works as our grounds keeper, sacristan and front desk worker. Peter sums up St. John the Baptist Church and Community in one word – “Service.”

Dimitri Vassiliou (right) is equally multi-talented. He too graduated from SJB Catholic school. He works as our grounds keeper and sacristan. Dimitri enjoys his studies as a History major at the University of Maryland Baltimore County , Shady Grove. His favorite scripture is Matthew 8:5-13 and he describes St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and Community as “Loving.”

Both Peter and Dimitri live with their family in Silver Spring, MD.