Deacon Doug Pingel

Jesus said, "Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am, there also will my servant be. The Father will honor whoever serves me."

John 12:26

Please help us welcome our newest clergy member, Deacon John Tobin !

Deacon John Tobin

Deacon John is a San Diego native, born and raised in Solana Beach.  He met his wife, Cyndie, when he was just 16 years old, and the two have been married for 31 years.

Deacon John has worked in the agriculture and power equipment industry for over 20 years, specializing in John Deere farm equipment.

Deacon John and Cyndie have 8 children (ranging in age from 30 to 9 years old), and 3 granddaughters, all of whom live in San Diego. Deacon John was ordained a permanent deacon by Bishop Robert McElroy in June of 2016 and currently serves as the parish Deacon at St. Stephen’s parish in Valley Center.

 He is pleased to be at Saint Gregory the Great Parish and looks forward to serving the parish community.

Contact:  Deacon John • 760-715-2274  •