John Yowaish is a Dominican Associate and a parishioner at St. Alphonsus where he is a sacristan, Eucharist minister, and lector. He has also participated in several mission trips to New Orleans and Baton Rouge as well as right here in the West Michigan community. John also serves by bringing Holy Communion to the sick at Saint Mary's Hospital. As a Christian, John believes in bringing the gospel to others through God's Word as did St. Dominic. He also shows God's love to everyone through his deeds. Saint Mother Teresa is John's favorite saint.