Staff Member: Mr. John Hying
Mr. John Hying
John started as the Director of Faith Formation in the spring of 2009, however, he and his wife have been members of St. Anthony Parish since November 1985. Prior to joining the staff at St. Anthony, John worked in engineering for 27 years, helping to develop and test new products.
He attended St. Francis Seminary in Milwaukee for 8 ½ years and graduated with a BA in theology. John also has a degree in electronics technology from WCTC and a certification in project management from the Project Management Institute.
At St. Anthony, John is responsible for developing and coordinating the faith formation program for grades K4-11, including the sacraments of 1st Reconciliation, 1st Communion and Confirmation.
He is keenly interested in seeking God’s Truth by deepening his Catholic faith and knowledge of Him, growing in his relationship with Jesus, helping others do the same and getting to heaven!
John and his wife, Shirley, have been married for 35 years, they have four children and two grandchildren. In his free time John enjoys playing guitar, crossword puzzles and other word games, woodworking, DIY home improvement projects as well as watching history, nature and science programs.