Born April 15, 1970, in Belleville, N.J. Ordained May 25, 1996 Parochial Vicar, Sacred Heart, Moline, 1996; Asst. Chaplain, St. John’s Newman Center, Champaign, 1999; while remaining Asst. Chaplain at St. John’s Newman Center, Champaign, to assoc. director of vocations, 1999. Pastor, St Mary, Wenona and St John the Baptist, Lostant 2002. While remaining pastor ast Wenona and Lostant, to adm., St. Patrick’s, Minonk, 2003. Vicar, Henry Vicariate, 2003. Chaplain, Newman Foundation, Bradley University and Illinois Central College, Peoria, Director, Office of Divine Worship and Vice Chancellor, 2004; Director of College Ministry, 2006; Remaining Director of Divine Worship to Executive Director of the Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Cause, 2008; Chaplain to His Holiness, 2009. Rector, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Peoria and pastor, St. Bernard’s, Peoria and St. Peter’s, Peoria, 2011.
Vice Chancellor; Director of Archbishop Fulton Sheen Foundation; Director of Divine Worship; Rector of St. Mary’s Cathedral, Peoria, Pastor of St. Bernard, Peoria and Sacred Heart, Peoria and St. Joseph, Peoria (2015)
Ordained May 17, 1997
Assumed the position of Full-time Director of Sacred Music in the Office of Divine Worship in July of 2014. Began working for the Catholic Diocese of Peoria in 2008 as a Choir Section Leader, Cantor, Soloist and member of the Pontifical Brass. His service to the Cathedral includes Assistant Director for the Cathedral Chant School/Schola and Assistant Choir Director. Prior to working at Saint Mary’s Cathedral he served in churches of various denominations in the Quad Cities area. While being born and raised in a Methodist church, he worked in Presbyterian and Episcopalian churches before settling at Saint Mary’s Cathedral. Served as an Adjunct Faculty member at Black Hawk Community College, in Moline, IL; Knox College, in Galesburg, IL; Monmouth College, in Monmouth, IL; and as an Instructor of Record at Western Michigan University, in Kalamazoo, MI. Stays active in the region as a freelance trombonist and vocalist in a wide variety of settings and genres. Received a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance, with additional studies in Choral Conducting, from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. He completed his undergraduate studies in Vocal and Trombone Performance at Western Illinois University, in Macomb, IL; and Black Hawk Community College, in Moline, IL.
Ordained May 18, 2002
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).
Born in Urbana on February 25, 1987. Ordained on May 23, 2015.
Parochial Vicar at St. Mary Cathedral, Sacred Heart, and Bernard all in Peoria (2015).
Ordained June 10, 2000
Pastoral Care: OSF St. Francis, Peoria