Staff Bios

Jen Haman serves the parish as our Office Assistant. She has spent many years working in and serving the church, including working in faith formation. She joined our staff in 2015. Jen and her husband Keith have three adult children. She has recently taken an interest in genealogy, and also enjoys scrapbooking, quilting, reading and writing.

Contact information
jhaman@sacredheartsaukrapids.org
320-251-8115 ext *117

Tim Stanoch joined Sacred Heart Parish staff as Director of Communication and Finance in February of 2017. Tim is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities with a degree in Speech–Communication. Prior to coming to Sauk Rapids, Tim worked in three different parishes in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for 25 + years, and one parish in the diocese of St. Cloud for nearly 7 years. When not in the office Tim enjoys being at his cabin in northern Minnesota.

Contact information
tstanoch@sacredheartsaukrapids.org
320-251-8115 ext *111


Joan Krause is the Director of Faith Formation for Sacred Heart Parish. Joan and her husband Mike moved to Sauk Rapids in 2008 after living in Grand Forks, North Dakota for 21 years where Joan served as the Director of Faith Formation at Holy Family Parish. Joan and Mike have 5 grown children. Joan is a graduate of the College of St. Benedict. Her interests include travel, reading, and gathering with family .

Contact information
jkrause@sacredheartsaukrapids.org
320-251-8115 ext *118


Joseph Kresky serves as Director of Youth Ministry at Sacred Heart. He received his undergraduate degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse and his Master’s of Arts in Pastoral Ministry from St. John’s University – School of Theology. Joe grew up in Superior, Wisconsin, where his father still lives. He has a background in Pastoral Care, Faith Formation, and Youth Ministry. He has a passion for service, social justice issues and outreach to those who suffer and are marginalized in our communities. He and his wife, Brenda, have four children, Brandon, Mariah, Jacenta, and Jeremiah. Joe enjoys outdoor activities, sports, traveling, reading, movies, and especially spending time with family.

Contact information
jkresky@sacredheartsaukrapids.org
320-251-8115 ext *121

JoAnn Mo grew up on a dairy farm a couple of miles from Upsala. She married Jeff and they have three children: Lisa, Sarah and Jason. Prior to coming to Sacred Heart Parish, She worked for St. Cloud State University and the Minnesota Department of Transportation. JoAnn enjoys crafts, gardening, reading and quilting.

Contact information
jmo@sacredheartsaukrapids.org
320-251-8115 ext *114



Beth Plumski joined the Sacred Heart staff in October of 2008. She graduated from the College of St. Benedict with a degree in Liturgical Music and a minor in Theology. Her major instruments are organ and piano with a minor emphasis in voice. Beth and her husband, Duane have 3 children. She enjoys spending time with family, being outside, gardening, scrapbooking, and many other craft projects.

Contact information
bplumski@sacredheartsaukrapids.org
320-251-8115 ext *122

Greg Spofford joined our team in 2015 and serves as pastoral minister at Sacred Heart. Greg has spent many years working in hospice and has a passion for social justice issues. Greg and his wife Vicki have four adult children. Greg loves any sort of family activity. He also enjoys reading and listening to classical music.

Contact information
gspofford@sacredheartsaukrapids.org
320-251-8115

Jim Storms takes care of the maintenance at the church campus, and has been with the parish since 2000. He and his wife, Dolores, have raised 5 children and are blessed with grandchildren. Jim was raised on a farm and continues to live on part of that same farm. He enjoys fishing, hunting, golf, travel, and time with family.

Contact information
320-251-8115


David Walker joined the Sacred Heart staff in 2008 and is part of the parish’s custodial staff. David graduated from Cathedral High School and pursued graphic arts at St. Cloud Technical College. He has worked in media services for the 742 school district ; as an activity director and cook for seniors. David enjoys playing the organ, singing, and listening to all types of music. His hobbies include board games, word finds, fishing, hiking, skiing, and exploring Minnesota.

Contact information
320-251-8115


Sarah Woeste began working for Sacred Heart Parish in September of 2003. She attended the College of St. Benedict and has her degree in Liturgical Music with emphasis on Voice. Sarah is married and has 5 children. She enjoys singing, playing piano, spending time with family, scrap booking, hiking and going for bike rides.

Contact information
swoeste@sacredheartsaukrapids.org
320-251-8115 ext *116



Fr. Ralph Zimmermann

Contact information
rzimmerman@sacredheartsaukrapids.org
320-251-8115 ext *112