We envision a community in Christ Jesus that
to every generation.
We serve and develop advocates of youth and young adults
for the evangelization of the young Church.



Robbie Ocampo | rocampo@dsj.org | 408.983.0207

Robbie comes with extensive leadership experience in youth and young adult ministry at St. John the Baptist Church and also as an adviser for the Northern California Catholic Youth Ministry region of Couples for Christ Youth USA. Robbie is also a gifted musician and currently serves as the Music Director for Youth and Young Adult at St. John the Baptist. In addition to his parish ministry background, Robbie was a Program Coordinator for Sacred Heart Community Services where he supervised the volunteer program by providing training and support to over 100 volunteers each day.

Robbie brings passion, energy, love of youth and young adult ministry, and deep sense of spirituality to the team.

Mary Gandeza | mgandeza@dsj.org | 408.983.0135

Mary, a Bay Area native, has contributed many gifts and talents to her ministry here and abroad. She began her ministry at her home parish of St. Lawrence the Martyr in Santa Clara before attending the University of Notre Dame where she studied Sociology and Religious Studies while coordinating Liturgy and Spiritual events on campus. She would later finish her schooling at Villanova for Theology and would spend her time ministering to youth and young adults. Her contributions continued at the Diocese of Seattle and at her home parish.

Mary’s experience and passion for ministry has made its way here to San Jose to serve the Newman Center and Young Adult Ministries.