Directory: Parochial Vicars

Father Vien Van Do

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Born in Jue, Vietnam, Feb. 4, 1951 Ordained Dec. 22, 1990 Parochial Vicar, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg, 1990; Administrator, St. Elizabeth’s, Thomasboro, and Sacred Heart, Ludlow, 1994; Pastor, St. Elizabeth, Thomasboro, and Sacred Heart, Ludlow, 1994; St. Philomena, Monticello, and St. Michael, Bement, 1996; Leave of absence, 1998; Assistant, St. Anthony, Streator, 1999; Leave of absence, 1999; Parochial Vicar, St. Philomena, Peoria, 2000; Sacred Heart, Moline, 2003; Administrator, St. Dominic, Wyoming, St. Patrick, Camp Grove, St. John the Baptist, Bradford, 2006; Pastor, St. Dominic, Wyoming, St. Patrick, Camp Grove and St. John the Baptist, Bradford, 2008
Parochial vicar at St. Mary of Lourdes, Germantown Hills and St. Mary, Metamora and St. Elizabeth, Washburn with pastoral care of Vietnamese Catholicsin Peoria and Bloomington regions. (2015)

Father Thomas Gibson

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fr_gibson@cdop.org
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Born in Chicago 2/26/1964. Ordained 5/29/1993. Asst. Holy Cross, Champaign (1993) St. Thomas, Peoria Heights (1994) Asst. Chaplain St. John’s Newman ctr., Champaign (1997) Released to explore vocation to Carthusian Charterhouse, VT (1999) Sacred Heart, Moline (2000) Pastor St. Patrick, Tolono; St. Joseph Ivesdale (2001) Released discernment in religious life (2003) Parochial Vicar Sacred Heart Moline 2011; Administrator, St. Mary’s Parish, Moline and St. Mary’s Parish, East Moline 2012
Parochial vicar St. Mary Cathedral, Peoria and St. Bernard, Peoria and Sacred Heart, Peoria and St. Joe, Peoria (2015)

Father Raymond Guthrie

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Born in Chicago on January 31, 1954.
Ordained May 12, 1984
Parochial Vicar, St. Pius X, Rock Island, 1984; St. Mary, Pontiac, 1987; Adm., St. Mary, Tiskilwa, 1990; Pastor, St. Mary, Tiskilwa, and St. Francis, Bureau, 1992; Released to enter the Jesuit Novitiate, 1993; Parochial Vicar, St. Patrick, LaSalle, 1994; Pastor, Holy Family, Oglesby, 1994; Assistant Chaplain, St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, 1995; Admin., St. Patrick, Camp Grove, 1995; Leave of absence, 1995; Parochial Vicar, St. Paul, Danville, and Chaplain, Schlarman High School, Danville, 1998; Working outside the diocese, 1999; Pastor, St. Mary’s Parish, Wenona, St. John’s Parish, Lostant, and Adm., St. Patrick’s Parish, Minonk, 2004; Pastor, Mary Our Lady of Peace, Orion, St. Maria Goretti, Coal Valley, and part-time teacher, Alleman High School, Rock Island, 2005; Remaining part-time teacher Alleman, H.S.; Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis with residence at Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis, 2007; while remaining Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis to Asst. Spiritual Director, Northwest area of TEC, 2008; Parochial Vicar, St. Columba, Ottawa and Faculty, Marquette High School 2009. Parochial Vicar St. Patrick, Seneca while remaining a faculty member Marquette High School, Ottawa. (2012) While remaining Parochial Vicar, St. Patrick Parish, Seneca, to Parochial Vicar, St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Streator (01/09/2017).

Father Geoff Horton

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217-283-6211
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Born in Norman, Oklahoma on November 9, 1964. Ordained May 24, 2008.
Parochial Vicar at St. Bernard, Cathedral of St. Mary, and St. Peter in Peoria; faculty at Peoria Notre Dame High School; in residence at St. Mark in Peoria (2008). Administrator at St. Anthony Church in Hoopeston and chaplain at Schlarman Academy in Danville (2010). Parochial Vicar at Holy Cross in Mendota and Sts. Peter & Paul in Peterstown (2012). Parochial Vicar at St. Mark in Peoria and assistant chaplain at St. Joseph Newman Center at Bradley University in Peoria (2013). Parochial Vicar at Holy Family in Lincoln, St. Mary in Atlanta, St. Patrick in Elkhart, and St. Thomas Aquinas in Mt. Pulaski (2016).

Father William Keebler

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Born in Daytona Beach, FL in 1955.  Ordained in 1991.  Asst. Immaculate Conception, Streator (1991).  St. Edward, Chillicothe (1993).  St. Patrick, LaSalle (1994).  St. Theresa, Alexis; St. Aloysius, Wataga (1996).  Adm. St. Lawrence, Penfield; Holy Trinity, Rankin (1999).  St. Lawrence, Penfield; St. Elizabeth, Thomasboro (2000).  Work outside diocese (2006).  Pastor St. Patrick Tolono (2009).  Adm.  St. Rose, Rushville (2011).  Parochial Vicar, St. Mary, Pontiac; St. Joseph, Flanagan; St. John Cullom (2012) and St. Paul, Odell (2013)

Father James Pankiewicz

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309-347-6108
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Born in St. Joseph, Missouri on November 24, 1980. Ordained on May 29, 2010.
Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph Church in Pekin (2010). Parochial Vicar at Sacre Coeur, Creve Coeur while remaining Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph in Pekin (2012). Assistant Chaplain at St. John Catholic Newman Center at University of Illinois in Champaign (2013). Parochial Vicar at the Cathedral of St. Mary, St. Bernard, and Sacred Heart in Peoria (2016).

Father Huy Quoc Pham

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Parochial Vicar at Holy Family in Lincoln and St. Mary in Atlanta (2007). Parochial Vicar at St. Patirck in Elkhart and St. Thomas Aquinas in Mt. Pulaski while remaining at Holy Family in Lincoln and St. Mary in Atlanta (2014). Parochial Vicar at St. Mary in Champaign and St. Patrick in Urbana (2016).

Father Scott Potthoff

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Born in Princeton, Illinois on December 30, 1986.  
Ordained on May 25, 2013.
Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph in Pekin and Sacre Coeur in Creve Coeur (2013).  Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph in Pekin (2014). Parochial Vicar at St. Pius X in Rock Island (2016).

Father Thomas R. Szydlik

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Born Plattsburgh, NY, January 21, 1977. Ordained May 24, 2003. Parochial Vicar, St. Matthew, Champaign, 2003; studies in Rome in the fall, 2003. Parochial Vicar, St. Vincent de Paul, Peoria, 2004; St. Pius X, Rock Island, 2005. Leave of absence, 2006. Parochial Vicar, Sts. Peter & Paul, Nauvoo; Immaculate Conception, Carthage; Sacred Heart, Dallas City; St. Mary, West Point, 2007.

Parochial vicar Sts. Peter and Paul, Nauvoo; Sacred Heart, Dallas City; Immaculate Conception, Carthage; St. Mary, West Point; Sacred Heart, Warsaw; St. Mary, Hamilton (2012)

Father Thomas E. Taylor

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Born in Wroughton, England on September 22, 1952. Ordained on May 28, 1983.
Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross in Mendota (1983). Parochial Vicar of Epiphany in Normal (1986). Chaplain of the United States Air Force (1988). Pastor of St. John in Woodhull and St. John in Galva (1992). Parochial Vicar at Holy Family in Lincoln (1993). Pastor of St. John in Bradford (1996.). Leave of absence (1997). Parochial Vicar of Holy Family in Lincoln, St. Mary in Atlanta, and chaplain of the Lincoln Correctional Center (1998). Parochial Vicar at St. Thomas the Apostle in Peoria Heights (2004). Parochial Vicar at St. Vincent De Paul in Peoria (2016).

Father Sebastian Tumusiime, J.C.L.

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fr_sebastian@cdop.org
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Administrator Sacred Heart, Annawan; St. Patrick, Sheffield; Also working in the Diocesan Tribunal (2011) While remaining Diocesan Tribunal, released for Canonical Studies (2012). Parochial vicar Sacred Heart, Moline; Defender of Second Instance, Office of the Tribunal (2014)
Parochial vicar Sacred Heart, Moline; Tribunal Defender of the Bond and Promoter of Justice (2015)

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