Meet Our Staff


Fr. Juan M. Zárate
was born in Mexico City. His parents are from Oaxaca and currently live there. He is the youngest of four brothers. He was ordained a priest on May 17, 2008 at the foot of our Lady of Guadalupe in the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City. God gave him the opportunity to serve in several parishes in Mexico City and work with various parish groups, including children's catechesis, choirs, charismatic group, family movement, socio-charitable pastoral care, youth group, seniors, etc. On July 1st, 2021, Bishop David Ricken officially appointed him parochial vicar of St. Philip Parish, and entrusted him to support several Hispanic communities in the Diocese of Green Bay. He is very happy to be here and to be able to help. He enjoys hiking and nature.

Faith Formation Coordinator
David Bisonó
is currently the Coordinating Director, Hispanic Operations, Programming & Implementation for the Claretian Missionaries of the USA and Canada Province.  He has served as Director of Hispanic and Multicultural Ministries in the Diocese of Brooklyn, Baker and Green Bay.  He has over 25 years of ministry experience particularly working with youth and young adults.  He is also the creator and producer of TV and radio shows.  His podcasts are featured in the top 100 on iTunes charts in Bolivia, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. If you speak Spanish, feel free to tune in to his morning show Café con Cristo.  He also works with national leaders and is a highly sought out speaker in the USA and Latin America, providing consulting and leadership conferences.

Pastoral Ministry
Sr. Helen Keyzer
is a member of A New Genesis Community which started in Green Bay.  She feels privileged to walk with St. Philip Parish in care and prayer.

Faith Formation Admin. Assistant
Diana E. Sturgeon
is a Southwest Texas Jr. College and Holy Family College alumna with over 15 years experience as a certified interpreter and community liaison. She joined our team in 2014.

Liturgical Associate
Dcn. Daniel García
has been serving the Church from a very early age, be it as a catechist, musician, lector, acolyte or ministering to those in need.  However, as a Cursillista he became more receptive to the Lord's calling and now has clear goals to promote a healthy culture where community issues and solutions can be discussed.

Mike Eggert
went to school here and could easily be our historian!  His love and dedication to St. Philip Parish reflects in our premises.  Also, he's an excellent carpentry craftsman in his spare time.  You may see some of his handiwork around our church.

Business Manager/ Development Director
Bill Noel
has been with St. Philip Parish for more than 10 years, after working for a number of years in consulting engineering and construction.  He enjoys the many great people and unique challenges that he encounters in this position.

Pedro Vázquez
and his family live in the neighborhood and have officially been part of our parish since 2017.  He is the loving father of four children, of whom one is an altar server. As a detail-oriented individual who's a die-hard Chivas fan.

Office/ Volunteer & Hispanic Ministry Coordinator
Juanita Fiscal
is a dynamic mother of seven children with a strong pastoral devotion to assisting families to grow in their faith.  In this way, creating a ripple effect that transcends in our community.  As a Discípulos de Cristo graduate, she thinks on her feet and is ever-ready to serve.

Tom Hannon
has been a parish member for over 40 years.  He and his wife recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.  He is hands on with a technical mind who not only takes part in our worship committee, but is President of our St. Vincent de Paul group, an altar server, AND livestreams our Masses!
  Social Media/ Webmaster
Julio Zuniga, Jr.