Michael Puppos

Michael Puppos

Michael Puppos has served as the Pastoral Associate for Music & Liturgy at Saint John XXIII in Perrysburg, OH, since 2005.  A Toledo, OH, native, he graduated from Central Catholic High School and then Bowling Green State University.  Michael loves to explore the possibilities of contemporary music within the liturgy, while giving some of the traditional repertoire new life. 

Michael also serves as a director for EXCLAIM!, a summer music festival for the Toledo Diocese.

In his spare time Michael loves visiting the area metro-parks, finding fun places to eat, listening to music and spending time with friends. 

Michael lives in Perrysburg with his wife, Claire, and their two daughters.

Nick De La Torre

Nick De La Torre

Nick De La Torre is the Director of Evangelization & Parish Life at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Parish in Toledo, OH and lead singer & song writer for the band Of The Tower. He attended Bowling Green High School and then Bowling Green State University. Nick loves food, craft beers and the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

In his spare time Nick loves researching Theological topics, playing video-games, watching good shows on Netflix, writing music and most of all, spending time with friends and family.

Nick lives in Maumee with his wife, Elena, and their two daughters.