Staff Member: Linda Guokas
My name is Linda Guokas and I am the Director of Child Faith Formation for Our Lady of the Lakes and Divine Savior Parishes. I am completing my 14th year in Lay Ministry, with 7 of those at OLL. My education includes BA and JD from Marquette University, teaching certificate for 1-8th grade and Political Science from Cardinal Stritch University, and Certificates in Lay Ministry and Catechetical Ministry from The St. Clare Center for Ministry and Leadership at Cardinal Stritch University. I’ve been married to my husband Chuck for 39 years and we have four children, all in their 20’s.
I am very blessed to be journeying with you in sharing our Catholic faith with your children and families at DS and OLL. My favorite Scripture passage is John 20:24-29 when Jesus appears to the disciples after his Resurrection and asks Thomas to put his hand in His wounds. I always hear (and feel) Jesus talking right to me when He says to Thomas, “…Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed.” Jesus is speaking to us today and always – we are blessed because we have believed!