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Father Daniel J. Wilder

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Born: Watertown, New York
Birthday: July 18, 1966
Ordained: May 25, 1996

Assistant of Holy Family, Lincoln (1996). Assistant of St. Columba, Ottawa and St. Patrick, Ottawa (1998). Chaplain of St. Francis of Assisi Newman Center, Macomb (2000). Pastor of St. Mary, El Paso and St. Patrick, Minonk (2002). Pastor of St. John, Walnut and Immaculate Conception, Ohio (2010).

Current assignment: Released for service in the Diocese of Orange California (2014).

Father James E. Myers

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Born: Danville, Illinois
Birthday: March 8, 1954
Ordained: May 24, 1980

Assistant of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1980). Pastoral Team of St. Columba, Ottawa (1981). Assistant of St. Mark, Peoria (1983). Campus Ministry of Bradley University, Peoria (1985). Pastor of St. Boniface, Peoria (1990).

Current assignment: Released for service with the Society of St. Sulpice (1991).

Father Dennis H. O’Riley

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Phone:
(217) 446-5870
History:

Born: Chicago, Illinois
Birthday: April 9, 1931
Ordained: August 2, 1959

Parochial Vicar of St. Columba, Ottawa (1959). Parochial Vicar of St. Malachy, Rantoul (1964). Pastor of Sacred Heart, Farmer City and St. John, Bellflower (1971). Co-pastor of St. Patrick, Danville (1974). Pastor of Holy Family, Danville (1978). Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Champaign (1984). Pastor of St. Patrick, Tolono and St. Charles Borromeo, Homer (1988).

Senior Status (2001).

Contact information:
6 Shorewood Drive South
Danville, IL 61832

Father Robert E. Prendergast

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Phone:
(309) 856-8211
History:

Born: Brooklyn, New York
Birthday: June 25, 1922
Ordained: May 28, 1950

Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Peoria (1950). Chaplain of St. Francis Hospital, Kewanee (1953). Chaplain of St. Mary Hospital, Galesburg (1969).

Senior Status (1974).

Contact information:
PO Box 548
Kewanee, IL 61443

Father Patrick W. Collins

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Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: December 1, 1936
Ordained: May 31, 1964

Parochial Vicar of the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria (1964). Pastor of St. Peter, Peoria (1987). Rector of the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria (1987). Assistant Campus Minister of Bradley University, Peoria (1972). Campus Minister of Bradley University, Peoria (1973). Vice Chancellor (1967). Graduate Studies at Fordham University (1969). Assistant Director of the Office of Christian Worship and Music (1987).  Director of the Office of Christian Worship and Music (1979). Leave for Work Outside the Diocese (1990). Released for service in the Archdiocese of Chicago (1994). Return to service for the Diocese of Peoria (2002).

Senior Status (2006). Serving with Cross International Catholic Outreach (2007).

Father Robert G. Schladen

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Phone:
309-453-9398
History:

Born: Cissna Park
Birthday: May 8, 1933
Ordained: August 2, 1959

Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Peoria (1959). Director of Catholic Youth Center, Peoria (1966). Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Danville and Faculty at Schlarman High School, Danville (1967). Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Danville (1970). Pastor of St. Maria Goretti, Coal Valley (1972). Member of the Rock Island-Milan Cooperative Ministry, co-Pastor of St. Pius X, Rock Island (1976). Coordinator of Ministry to Priests (1978). Co-Director, Diocesan Office of Communications and Evangelization (1981). Executive Director of Diocesan Personnel Board (1983). Pastor of St. Mark, Peoria (1990).

Senior Status (2003).

Contact information:
PO Box 6105
Peoria, IL 61601-6105

Monsignor Paul E. Showalter, P.A.

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Born: Rock Island, Illinois
Birthday: October 7, 1940
Ordained: May 22, 1966

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception, Monmouth (1966). Chaplain of Central Catholic High School, Bloomington (1973). In residence at Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1973). St. Patrick, Wapella (1975). Pastor of Sts. Peter & Paul, Nauvoo, and Sacred Heart, Dallas City (1980). Pastor of St. Mary, Rock Island (1992). Pastor of St. Pius, Rock Island (1996). Vicar of the Rock Island Vicariate (1996). Knight of the Holy Sepulchre (1997). Prelate of Honor (2000). Vicar General of the Diocese (2004). While remaining Vicar General of the Diocese of Peoria to Administrator, St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Peoria (2005). While remaining Vicar General to Pastor of St. Bernard, Peoria (2006). While remaining Vicar General and Pastor of St. Bernard, Peoria, to Pastor of St. Peter, Peoria and Rector, Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria (2008). Vicar General (2011).

Senior Status (2018).

Father Richard W. Brunskill

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Born: Pontiac, Illinois
Birthday: August 20, 1944
Ordained: May 28, 1983

Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1983). Chaplain of Central Catholic High School, Bloomington (1986). Pastor of St. Joseph, Colfax and St. Rose, Strawn (1989); St. Theresa, Earlville (1992).Pastor of Sts. Peter & Paul, Chatsworth and St. John, Cullom (1996). Pastor of Sts. Peter & Paul, Chatsworth and St. James, Forrest (2001). Pastor of St. Mary, Westville (2007). Pastor of St. Patrick, Havana and Immaculate Conception, Manito (2008).

Senior Status (2010).

Father Steven Bird

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Email:
frstevenbird@gmail.com
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Born: Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Birthday: October 27, 1964
Ordained: May 27, 2000

Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Lincoln; St. Mary Mission, Atlanta; and St. Columba Mission, Mason City (2000). Graduate studies North American College (2000). Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart, Moline (2001). Holy Cross, Mendota and Sts. Peter & Paul, Peterstown (2003). While remaining Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Mendota and Sts. Peter & Paul, Peterstown; Parochial Vicar of St. Theresa, Earlville (2004). Administrator of St. Francis of Assisi, Kewanee and Hispanic Ministry, Kewanee (2005). Pastor of St. Francis of Assisi, Kewanee and Hispanic Ministry, Kewanee (2007). Released for work outside the Diocese (2009). Pastor of St. Malachy, Rantoul (2010). Pastor of St. Patrick, Colona and assisting with Spanish Masses, Kewanee (2013). Pastor of St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville (2015). Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Lacon; St. John XXIII, Henry; Chaplain of the Daughters of St. Francis of Assisi, Lacon; St. Joseph Nursing Home, Lacon (2017).

Leave of Absence (2017).

Monsignor Charles J. Beebe, P.A.

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Email:
cjbeebe@frontier.com
History:

Born: Passaic, New Jersey
Birthday: June 23, 1944
Ordained: June 6, 1970

Parochial Vicar of St. Bernard, Peoria and St. Joseph, Pekin (1970). Faculty at Spalding Institute and Academy of Our Lady, Peoria (1974). Administrative Assistant at Spalding Institute/Academy of Our Lady, Peoria (1983). Administrative Assistant at Peoria Notre Dame High School, Peoria (1988). Pastor of Sacre Coeur, Creve Coeur and Principal of Sacre Coeur School, Creve Coeur (1991). Vicar Forane of the Pekin Vicariate (1991). Pastor of St. Jude, Peoria (1993). Episcopal Vicar for Permanent Diaconate (1993). Prelate of Honor (1993). While remaining Episcopal Vicar for Permanent Diaconate, Pastor of St. Philomena, Peoria (1999). While remaining Episcopal Vicar for Permanent Diaconate, Pastor of St. Joseph, Roanoke and St. John, Benson (2003). Protonotary Apostolic (2011). Remaining pastor at St. Joseph, Roanoke and St. John, Benson (2012).

Senior Status (2016).

Father Joseph W. Anderson

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Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: March 21, 1935
Ordained: June 3, 1962

Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Washington (1962). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Moline (1969). Parochial Vicar of Epiphany, Normal (1971). Parochial Vicar of St. Columba, Ottawa (1973). Pastor of St. Patrick, Elkhart and St. Thomas, Mt. Pulaski (1974). Remaining Pastor of St. Patrick, Elkhart, and St. Thomas, Mt. Pulaski, Pastor of St. John, Middletown (1975). Pastor of St. Anne, East Moline (1976). Pastor of St. John, Walnut and Immaculate Conception, Ohio (1978). Pastor of St. Casimir, Streator (1981). Pastor of St. Hyacinth, LaSalle (1992). Pastor of Sacre Coeur, Creve Coeur (2002).

Senior Status (2005).

Father Thomas E. Taylor

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Born: Wroughton, England
Birthday: September 22, 1952
Ordained: May 28, 1983

Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Mendota (1983). Parochial Vicar of Epiphany, Normal (1986). Chaplain of the United States Air Force (1988). Pastor of St. John, Woodhull and St. John, Galva (1992). Parochial Vicar at Holy Family, Lincoln (1993). Pastor of St. John, Bradford (1996.). Leave of absence (1997). Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Lincoln, St. Mary, Atlanta; and Chaplain of the Lincoln Correctional Center (1998). Parochial Vicar of St. Thomas the Apostle, Peoria Heights (2004). Parochial Vicar at St. Vincent De Paul, Peoria (2016).

Senior Status (2022).

Father R. E. Enderlin

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Phone:
246-3875 or 363-5389
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14 Sycamore Bay Lacon, IL 61540

Born: Monmouth, Illinois
Birthday: June 23, 1939
Ordained: June 7, 1969

Parochial Vicar of St. Monica, East Peoria (1969). Parochial Vicar of St. Francis Hospital (1970). Parochial Vicar of St. Bernard, Peoria (1972). Diocesan Consultor (1974). Chaplain of St. Francis Hospital, Peoria (1976). Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Lacon (1985). Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Monmouth; St. Andrew, Oquawka; and St. Patrick, Raritan (1997). While remaining Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Monmouth; St. Andrew, Oquawka; and St. Patrick, Raritan; to Administrator, St. Theresa, Alexis (2002). Available for assignment (2004).

Senior Status (2009).

Father Glenn J. Fontana

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815-647-0044
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Born:
Birthday: March 8, 1954
Ordained: May 23, 1992

Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Lincoln; St. Mary, Atlanta; and St. Columba, Mason City (1992); Chaplain, Lincoln Correctional Center (1994). Parochial Vicar of St. Malachy, Geneseo (1995). Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Carthage, and St. Mary, West Point (1995). Pastor of St. Martin de Porres, Peoria (1997). Administrator of St. Mary, Wenona, and St. John, Lostant (2001). Assistant Pastor of St. Joseph, Pekin (2002). Assist at the direction of the Pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis, with residence at St. Mary, East Moline (2005). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Pontiac; St. Joseph, Flanagan; and St. John, Cullom (2009). Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Lincoln; St. Mary, Atlanta; St. Patrick, Elkhart; St. Thomas, Mt. Pulaski; Chaplain of Logan Correctional Center and Lincoln Correctional Center (2010). Special Assignment (2014).

Medical Retirement (2016).

Monsignor Jerome Nguyen Ham

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Email:
nnham@crtelco.com
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Born: Quangtri, Vietnam
Birthday: August 16, 1939
Ordained: June 13, 1968 (in Vietnam)

Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart, Moline (1978). Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph, Marseilles (1979). Pastor of St. Mary, Ottawa (1982). Parochial Vicar of St. Anthony and St. Casimir, Streator (1994). Prelate of Honor (2000). Diocesan Consultor (2001). While remaining Pastor of St. Anthony, Streator, to Administrator of St. Stephen, Streator (2004). Pastor of St. Anthony, Streator (2005). Pastor of St. Francis of Assisi, Ottawa (2009).

Senior Status (2011).

Father David C. Heinz

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Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: April 28, 1950
Ordained: May 21, 1977

Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1977). Parochial Vicar of St. Anne, East Moline (1979). Pastor of St. Thomas, Philo (1985). Pastor of St. Mary, Westville (1990). Pastor of St. Bernard, Peoria (1994). Vicar Forane of the Peoria SE Vicariate (1994). Pastor of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1998). Pastor of St Anthony, Bartonville (2002).

Senior Status (2020).

Father William M. Gardner

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Born: Detroit, Michigan
Birthday: February 26, 1960
Ordained May 23, 1992

Parochial Vicar of St. Columba, Ottawa (1992). Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception, Streator and Assistant Chaplain and religion teacher at Marquette Academy, Ottawa (1994). Pastor of St. Mary, Wenona and St. John, Lostant (1995). Vicar Forane of the Henry Vicariate (1998). Pastor of St. Paul, Odell, and Sacred Heart, Campus (2001). Pastor of St. Valentine, Peru (2006). While remaining Pastor of St. Valentine, Peru; Pastor, St. Mary, Peru (2008).

Special assignment (2014).

Father Donald R. Henderson

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Email:
frdrhenderson@gmail.com
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Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: August 9, 1943
Ordained June 6, 1970

Rector of the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria (1970). Parochial Vicar of St. Philomena, Peoria (1973). Faculty at Academy of Our Lady/Spalding, Peoria (1974). Chaplain at Schlarman High School, Danville and part-time Assistant Pastor at St. Paul, Danville (1980). Parochial Vicar at St. Matthew, Champaign (1983). Pastoral Team Ministry at St. Vincent, Peoria (1985). Pastor at St. Paul, Danville (1988). Pastor at St. Theresa, Earlville (1991). Pastor at St. Anthony and St. Casimir, Streator (1992). Pastor at St. Mary, Delavan and St. Joseph, Hopedale (1993). Pastor at St. Anthony and Sts. Peter and Paul, Spring Valley (1995). Parochial Vicar at Holy Cross, Champaign (2000). Pastor at St. Mary, El Paso and St. Patrick, Minonk (2001). Parochial Vicar at St Matthew, Champaign (2002). Faculty at Peoria Notre Dame High School, Peoria with residence at St. Jude, Peoria (2003). Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Champaign (2003). Administrator at St. Mark, Peoria (2005). Pastor at St. Philomena, Peoria (2006). Parochial Vicar at St. Philomena (2008). Parochial Vicar at St Vincent de Paul, Peoria (2011). Pastor at St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville (2013).  Parochial Vicar of Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria; Sacred Heart, Peoria; St. Bernard, Peoria; and St. Joseph, Peoria (2015).

Senior Status (2016).

Monsignor Douglas J. Hennessy

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Born: Bloomington, Illinois
Birthday: February 21, 1938
Ordained July 14, 1963

Parochial Vicar of St. Paul, Macomb (1964). Graduate studies at Fordham University, New York (1967). Diocesan Director of Religious Education and Diocesan Director of Vocations (1968). Part-time Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Peoria (1970). In residence at St. Martin, Peoria (1976). Co-Pastor of St. Patrick, Urbana (1977). Staff of North American College, Rome (1986). Pastor of St. Paul, Danville (1991). Chaplain to His Holiness (2003). Pastor of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (2004).

Senior Status (2013).

Father Michael Pakula

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Born: LaSalle, Illinois
Birthday: March 16, 1944
Ordained: September 9, 1973

Parochial Vicar of St. Pius, Rock Island (1973). Parochial Vicar of St. Monica, East Peoria (1978). Diocesan Marriage Tribunal (1978). Part-time Chaplain at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria (1988). Diocesan Marriage Tribunal (1991-1995). Pastor of St. Malachy, Geneseo (1995).

Senior Status (2020).

Monsignor Ernest E. Pizzamiglio

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Born: Chicago, Illinois
Birthday: November 5, 1933
Ordained: May 22, 1966

Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Peoria (1966). Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Champaign (1971). Parochial Vicar of Visitation, Kewanee, and Administrator of St. John, Galva (1973). Vicar Forane of the Kewanee Vicariate (1974). Pastor of St. Patrick, Elkhart, St. Thomas, Mt. Pulaski, and St. John, Middletown (1976). Pastor of St. Mary, DePue (1981). Pastor of St. Edward, Chillicothe (1985). Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg (1990). Vicar Forane of the Monmouth Vicariate (1990). While remaining Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg, Administrator of St. Aloysius, Wataga (2002). Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg, and St. Aloysius, Wataga (2006). Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary and Chaplain to His Holiness (2009).

Senior Status (2018).

Father Ted Pracz

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Birthday: August 7, 1937
Ordained: April 23, 1966

Faculty at Schlarman Academy, Danville (1966). Pastor of St. Anthony, Hoopeston (1982). Pastor of Holy Family, Danville (1992). Vicar Forane of the Danville Vicariate (1996). While remaining Pastor of Holy Family, Danville; Administrator of St. Paul, Danville (2005). Pastor of Holy Family, Danville (2005).

Senior Status (2013).

Monsignor Richard A. Pricco

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Email:
rap@macomb.com
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Born: Spring Valley, Illinois
Birthday: February 22, 1937
Ordained: June 3, 1962

Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Champaign (1962). Diocesan Consultor (1974). Pastor of St. Paul, Macomb (1977). Vicar Forane of the Macomb Vicariate (1991). Chaplain to His Holiness (2003). While remaining Pastor of St. Paul’s, Macomb; Administrator of St. Rose, Rushville (2006).

Senior Status (2017).

Monsignor Jeffrey G. Laible

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Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: January 30, 1961
Ordained: May 28, 1988

Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart, Moline (1988). Parochial Vicar of St. Columba, Ottawa (1990). Pastor of St. Joseph, Colfax and St. Rose, Strawn (1992). Chaplain of Central Catholic High School, Bloomington (1993). Pastor of St. Malachy, Rantoul (1997). While remaining Pastor of St. Malachy, Rantoul; Pastor of St. Elizabeth, Thomasboro, (2001). Pastor of Holy Family, Lincoln and St. Mary, Atlanta (2005). While remaining Pastor of Holy Family, Lincoln and St. Mary, Atlanta; Pastor of St. Patrick, Elkhart; St. Thomas Aquinas, Mt. Pulaski; Chaplain of Logan and Lincoln Correctional Centers (2011).

Released for five years to serve as Vicar General in the Archdiocese of the Military, USA (2021).
1025 Michigan Ave, NE
Washington, DC 20017
Office:  202-719-3600

Father Dwight P. Campbell

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Marian Library, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH 45469

Born: Chicago, Illinois
Birthday: March 24, 1957
Ordained: May 25, 1991

Pastor of St. Lawrence, Penfield; Holy Trinity, Rankin; Chaplain of Schlarman Academy, Danville (1992). Pastor of Sts. Peter & Paul, Nauvoo; Sacred Heart, Dallas City (1994). Pastor of St. Thomas, Philo; Immaculate Conception, Bongard (1997). Faculty of The High School of St. Thomas More, Champaign (2002). Studies at University of Dayton (2003). Associate Pastor of St. Thomas More, Chicago (2010). Pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Kenosha, WI; St. Therese of Lisieux, Kenosha, WI (2011).

Current assignment: Adjunct Professor, Sacred Heart School of Sacred Theology, Hales Corners, WI (2016).

Father John C. Horton

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Born: Blue Island
Birthday: May 4, 1940
Ordained May 22, 1966

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception, Streator (1966). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Lincoln (1973). Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Ottawa (1975). Pastor of St. Patrick, Havana, and Immaculate Conception, Manito (1977). Pastor of Our Lady of the Lake, Mahomet (1995).

Senior Status (2010).

Father Duane C. Jack

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Born: Moline, Illinois
Birthday: February 1, 1941
Ordained: May 21, 1967

Parochial Vicar of Visitation, Kewanee (1967). Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception, Monmouth (1973). Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Peoria (1973). Co-pastor of Sacred Heart, Moline (1976). Pastor of St. Maria Goretti, Coal Valley (1981). Vicar Forane of the Rock Island Vicariate (1981-1991). Pastor of St. Mary, Kewanee (1991). Vicar Forane of the Kewanee Vicariate (1996). Pastor of St. Patrick, Colona (2002).

Senior Status (2013).

Father Edward S. Kopec

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Born: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Birthday: March 23, 1964
Ordained: May 23, 1992

Parochial Vicar of St. Anthony, Streator and St. Casimir, Streator (1992). Parochial Vicar of Epiphany, Normal (1994). Pastor of St. Mary, Delavan, and St. Joseph, Hopedale (1995). Pastor of St. Joseph, Colfax, and St. Rose, Strawn (1997). Pastor of Sts. Peter & Paul, Spring Valley (1998). While remaining Pastor of Sts. Peter & Paul, SPring Valley; Pastor of St. Gertrude, Seatonville (2005). Pastor of St. Ann, Toluca; Sacred Heart, Rutland (2008). Chaplain of OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria (2012).

Current assignment: Chaplain of Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI (9/26/2018).

Father George F. Remm

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Phone:
217-840-9068
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Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: July 23, 1934
Ordained: May 29, 1960

Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1960). In residence at Sacre Coeur, Creve Coeur (1969). Director of the Office of Christian Worship (1969-1976). Parochial Vicar of St. Mark, Peoria (1971). Master of Ceremonies to the Bishop (1972-1976). Pastor of Visitation, Kewanee and St. Joseph, Kewanee (1976). Pastor of St. Mary, Kewanee (1982). Pastor of St. Patrick, Urbana (1986).

Senior Status and Pastor emeritus (2004).

Contact information:
PO Box 6136
Champaign, IL 61826

Monsignor James K. Ramer

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Phone:
217-586-5153
History:

Born: Monmouth, Illinois
Birthday: July 11, 1945
Ordained: May 24, 1986

Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1986). Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Champaign (1989). Parochial Vicar of St. Pius, Rock Island (1990). Pastor of St. Joseph, Pesotum, St. Mary, Pesotum (1991). Pastor of St. Thomas, Philo, and Immaculate Conception, Bongard (1992). Pastor of St. Mary, Rock Island (1996). Pastor of St. Louis, Princeton (2001). While remaining Pastor of St. Louis, Princeton; Administrator of St. Mary, Tiskilwa (2002). Pastor of St. Anne, East Moline (2003). While remaining Pastor of St. Anne, East Moline; Administrator of St. Mary, East Moline (2004). Pastor of St. Anne, East Moline (2005). Pastor of St. Anne, East Moline, St. Mary, East Moline; Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis (2007). Chaplain to His Holiness (2007). Pastor of St. Thomas, Philo; Immaculate Conception, Bongard; St. Joseph, Pesotum; and St. Mary, Pesotum (2008). Pastor of Our Lady of the Lake, Mahomet (2010).

Senior Status (2017).

Father Patrick Fixsen

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Phone:
309-452-2582
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Born: San Diego, California
Birthday: February 18, 1962
Ordained: May 26, 2007

Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph, Pekin (2007). Parochial Vicar of Epiphany Church, Normal (2010). Administrator of St. Patrick, Arlington; Holy Trinity, Cherry (2011). Pastor of St. Patrick, Arlington; Holy Trinity, Cherry; St. Thomas More, Dalzell (2012). Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Washington; St. Monica, East Peoria (2021).

Leave of absence (07/2021).

Father John Pham

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Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Lincoln and St. Mary, Atlanta (2007). While remaining Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Lincoln and St. Mary, Atlanta; Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Elkhart and St. Thomas Aquinas, Mt. Pulaski (2014). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Champaign and St. Patrick, Urbana (2016). Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Lincoln; St. Mary, Atlanta; St. Patrick, Elkhart; and St. Thomas Aquinas, Mt. Pulaski (2017). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Bloomington (2018).

Current assignment: Available for assignment upon return renewal of immigration visa (2020).

Monsignor John J. Prendergast

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Born: Streator, Illinois
Birthday: October 31, 1945
Ordained: July 4, 1976
Deceased: March 18, 2020

Parochial Vicar, St. Matthew, Champaign, 1976. Assistant Chaplain, St. John’s Chapel, Champaign, 1978. U.S. Army, 1980. Prelate of Honor, 2000. Pastor, Immaculate Conception, Streator, 2002. While remaining Pastor at Immaculate Conception, Streator, Administrator, St. Casimir, Streator, 2004. Pastor, Immaculate Conception, Streator, 2005. Remaining Pastor, Immaculate Conception, Streator and Admin., St. Casmir, Streator; also to Pastor, St. Stephen, Streator; St. Patrick, Ransom, 2007; Pastor, Immaculate Conception, Streator, St. Stephen, Streator, St. Casimir, Streator, St. Anthony of Padua, Streator 2009. Pastor of St. Patrick, Washington; 2011 Remaining pastor of St. Patrick, Washington, Pastor St. Monica, East Peoria, 2012. Special Assistant to the bishop; episcopal vicar for religious; episcopal vicar for retired priests; Vice Chancellor, 2013.
Senior Status 2015

Deceased March 18, 2020

Father Dominic J. Vitaliano

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Born: Long Branch, New Jersey
Birthday: July 18, 1958
Ordained: May 25, 1991

Assistant of St. Mary, Pontiac (1991). Assistant of St. Pius X, Rock Island (1992). Pastor of St. Lawrence, Penfield and Holy Trinity, Rankin (1994). Pastor of St. Thomas, Philo and Immaculate Conception, Bongard (1996). Pastor of St. Luke, Eureka (1997). Chaplain of U.S. Air Force (2000). Pastor of St. Bernard, Bushnell and St. Augustine, St. Augustine; Chaplain of St. Francis of Assisi Newman Center at Western Illinois University, Macomb (2014). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Champaign; St. Patrick, Tolono; St. Joseph, Ivesdale; and chaplain Champaign hospitals (2017).

Current assignment: Chaplain, Veteran Administration (2017).

Father Raymond Guthrie

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Born: Chicago, Illinois
Birthday: January 31, 1954
Ordained: May 12, 1984

Parochial Vicar of St. Pius X, Rock Island (1984). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Pontiac (1987). Administrator of St. Mary, Tiskilwa (1990). Pastor of St. Mary, Tiskilwa, and St. Francis, Bureau (1992). Released to enter the Jesuit Novitiate (1993). Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, LaSalle (1994). Pastor of Holy Family, Oglesby (1994). Assistant Chaplain of St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria (1995). Administrator of St. Patrick, Camp Grove (1995). Leave of absence (1995). Parochial Vicar of St. Paul, Danville; Chaplain of Schlarman Academy, Danville (1998). Working outside the Diocese (1999). Pastor of St. Mary, Wenona; St. John, Lostant; and Administrator St. Patrick, Minonk(2004). Pastor of Mary Our Lady of Peace, Orion; St. Maria Goretti, Coal Valley; and part-time teacher of Alleman High School, Rock Island (2005). Remaining part-time teacher at Alleman High School, Rock Island; Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis (2007). While remaining Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis to Assistant Spiritual Director of Northwest area of TEC (2008). Parochial Vicar of St. Columba, Ottawa and Faculty, Marquette Academy (2009). While remaining Faculty of Marquette Academy, Ottawa; Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Seneca (2012). While remaining Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Seneca to Parochial Vicar of St. Michael the Archangel, Streator (01/09/2017). While remaining Parochial Vicar of St. Michael the Archangel, Streator; Parochial Vicar of Sts. Peter and Paul, Leonore (2017).

Released for service in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee (2018).

Father Edward F. Carney

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Born: Kewanee, Illinois
Birthday: November 10, 1937
Ordained: May 26, 1963

Parochial Vicar of Blessed Sacrament, Morton (1963). Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph, Rock Island (1968). Chaplain of Guardian Angel Home (1973-74). In residence at St. Joseph, Rock Island (1972). George Williams College, Downers Grove (1971). Post Graduate Studies in Social Work (1972-73). Catholic Social Service, Peoria (1973-74). Clinical Supervisor, Stonehedge Polydrug (1974-75). Private Practice (1974-2003). Psychology Director, Permanent Diaconate (1975-1983).

Senior Status (2003).

Father Vien Van Do

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Email:
frsviendo@yahoo.com
History:

Born: Jue, Vietnam
Birthday: February 4, 1951
Ordained: December 22, 1990

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg (1990). Administrator of St. Elizabeth, Thomasboro, and Sacred Heart, Ludlow (1994). Pastor of St. Elizabeth, Thomasboro, and Sacred Heart, Ludlow (1994). Pastor of St. Philomena, Monticello, and St. Michael, Bement (1996). Leave of absence (1998). Assistant Pastor of St. Anthony, Streator (1999). Leave of absence (1999). Parochial Vicar of St. Philomena, Peoria (2000). Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart, Moline (2003). Administrator of St. Dominic, Wyoming; St. Patrick, Camp Grove; St. John the Baptist, Bradford (2006). Pastor of St. Dominic, Wyoming; St. Patrick, Camp Grove; and St. John the Baptist, Bradford (2008). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary of Lourdes, Germantown Hills and St. Mary, Metamora with Pastoral Care of Vietnamese Catholicism, Peoria and Bloomington regions (2015). From Parochial Vicar to Administrator of St. Mary of Lourdes, Germantown Hills and St. Mary, Metamora while remaining Pastoral Care of Vietnamese Catholics in the Peoria and Bloomington regions (2019).

Senior Status (2022).

Father Robert Hoffmann

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Phone:
217-354-2521
History:

Born: St. Louis, Missouri
Birthday: June 14, 1930
Ordained: May 27, 1956

Parochial Vicar of St. John, Peoria (1956). Parochial Vicar of St. Paul, Odell; Faculty member and Athletic Director of St. Paul High School, Dwight; Chaplain of Veteran’s Hospital, Dwight (1959). Faculty of Alleman High School, Rock Island, part-time Assistant Pastor of St. Mary, Rock Island (1996). Assistant of St. John Chapel, Champaign (1967). Assistant of St. Bernard, Peoria (1969). Pastor of St. Patrick, Wapella; St. Mary, Downs (1970). Vicar Forane of the Lincoln Vicariate (1974). Co-Chaplain of Newman Foundation, Normal; Co-Pastor of St. Patrick, Danville (1978). Pastor of Holy Family, Danville (1985). Pastor of St. John, Clinton and St. Patrick, Wapella (1989).

Senior Status and Pastor Emeritus (2000).

Contact information:
343 Hickory Ct.
Oakwood, IL 61858

Father James E. Rickey

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Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: June 25, 1943
Ordained: June 7, 1969

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg (1969). Administrator of St. Rose, Rushville; Parochial Vicar of St. Paul, Macomb; and Chaplain of St. Francis Newman Center, Macomb (1974). While remaining Chaplain of St. Francis Newman Center, Macomb; Pastor of St. Patrick, Raritan (1989). Chaplain of St. Francis Newman Center, Macomb (1991). Sabbatical (1993). Pastor of St. Patrick, Dwight (1994). While remaining Pastor of St. Patrick, Dwight; Administrator of Sacred Heart, Campus (1996). Pastor of St. Patrick, Dwight (1998).

Senior Status (2013).

Father Patrick M. Riordan

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Born: Streator, Illinois
Birthday: February 10, 1947
Ordained: December 22, 1990

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception, Monmouth; St. Andrew, Oquawka; and St. Patrick, Raritan (1990). Pastor and Principal of Sacre Coeur, Creve Coeur (1993). Pastor of St. Mary, Westville (1994). Pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis (1996). Leave of absence (1999). Parochial Vicar of St. Anthony, Streator and Chaplain of St. Mary Hospital, Streator (2000). Administrator of Immaculate Conception, Streator (2002). Pastor of St. Mary, Kickapoo (2002). Pastor of St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville (2009). Pastor of St. Patrick, Tolono, St. Joseph, Ivesdale (2013).

Senior Status (2017).

Monsignor Steven P. Rohlfs, P.A.

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Email:
msgrr@aol.com
Education:

STD

History:

Born: Lincoln, Illinois
Birthday: June 17, 1950
Ordained: May 22, 1976

Parochial Vicar of St. Bernard, Peoria (1976). Chaplain and Director of Religious Education for Bergan High School, Peoria (1978). Associate Director of Vocations (1983). Doctoral Studies in Rome (1986). Vice-Chancellor, Vocations Director, Director of Propagation of the Faith (1987). Rector of Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria (1987), and Pastor of St. Peter, Peoria(1987-1992). Pastor of St. Philomena, Peoria (1993). Prelate of Honor (1993). Censor Librorum (1993). Vicar Forane of the Peoria NE Vicariate (1994). Episcopal Vicar for Healthcare (1994). Knight Commander of the Holy Sepulchre (1997). Vicar General, Moderator of the Curia, and Chancellor (1999). Knight of Constantinian Order (2000). Diocesan Administrator (2001). Reappointed Vicar General, Moderator of the Curia and Chancellor, as well as Director, Propagation of the Faith, Holy Childhood Association, Mission Coordinator, and Director of Cemeteries (2002). While remaining Vicar General; from Chancellor and Moderator of the Curia; Administrator of St. Vincent de Paul, Peoria (2004). Rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary (2005). Rector emeritus assisting with special direction at St. Paul Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota (2015).

Senior Status (2020).

Father Tom Royer

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History:

Born: Canton, Illinois
Birthday: January 27, 1935
Ordained: May 29, 1960

Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Peoria (1960). Parochial Vicar of St. Paul, Danville (1966). Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew, Champaign (1970). Chaplain of Mercy Hospital, Urbana (1971). Parochial Vicar of St. Edward, Chillicothe (1972). Director of the Diocesan Office of Communications (1972). Pastor of St. Mary, Champaign (1973). While remaining Pastor of St. Mary, Champaign; Pastor of St. Joseph, Ivesdale (1989). While remaining Pastor of St. Mary, Champaign; Pastor of St. Boniface, Seymour (2001). Remaining Pastor of St. Mary, Champaign (2005).

Senior Status (2011).

Father Michael R. Schaab

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History:

Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: March 7, 1944
Ordained: May 22, 1971

Parochial Vicar of St. Malachy, Rantoul (1971). Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1972). Leave for study (1977). Director of Religious Education (1979). Pastor of St. Mary, Downs, and St. Patrick, Merna (1985). Leave for teaching (1991). Pastor of Mary, Our Lady of Peace, Orion (1996). While remaining Pastor of Our Lady of Peace, Orion; Administrator of St. Maria Goretti, Coal Valley (2002). Pastor of St. Pius X, Rock Island (2005).

Senior Status (2014).

Father Paul J. Meismer

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History:

Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: June 7, 1943
Ordained: June 7, 1969

Parochial Vicar of St. Valentine, Peru (1969). While remaining Parochial Vicar of St. Valentine, Peru; Administrator of St. Patrick, Arlington and Sacred Heart, Dimmick (1976). Pastor of St. Mary, Delavan and St. Joseph, Hopedale (1979). Chaplain of Logan Correctional Center, Lincoln (1979). Pastor of St. Patrick, Sheffield (1985). While remaining Pastor of St. Patrick, Sheffield; Pastor of St. John, Cambridge (1986-1987). While remaining Pastor of St. Patrick, Sheffield; Pastor of St. Margaret, Wyanet (1988). Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Spring Valley (1998). Pastor of Holy Trinity, Cherry and St. Patrick, Arlington (2008).

Senior Status (2011).

Father Thomas Mizeur

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History:

Born: Rock Island, Illinois
Birthday: December 1, 1945
Ordained: June 9, 1973

Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1973). Co-chaplain of OSF St. Francis Hospital, Peoria (1980). Campus Minister at Bradley University, Peoria, and Illinois Central College, East Peoria (1983). Director of Pastoral Care at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria (1985). Chaplain of OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington (1998). Leave of absence (1999). In residence, St. Pius, Rock Island (1999). Parochial Vicar of St. Pius, Rock Island (2000). Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Lacon, St. Mary, Henry, and St. Joseph, Henry (2004). Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Lacon, St. John XXIII, Henry; Chaplain for Daughters of St. Francis of Assisi, Lacon; St. Joseph Nursing Home, Lacon (2014).

Senior Status (2017).

Father David F. Roche

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Phone:
815-842-2891
History:

Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: November 30, 1932
Ordained: June 1, 1958

Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart, Moline (1958). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Westville (1958). Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception, Spring Valley (1965). Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Washington (1969). Chaplain of St. Margaret Hospital, Spring Valley (1970). Pastor of St. Mary, Delavan and St. Joseph, Hopedale (1971). Chaplain of Mercy Hospital, Urbana (1973). Co-Pastor of St. Patrick, Urbana (1981). Leave of absence (1981). Administrator of Sacred Heart, Farmer City and St. John, Bellflower (1982). Leave of absence (1983). In residence at St. Bernard, Peoria (1984). Pastor of St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville (1985). Chaplain of St. James Hospital, Pontiac (1991).

Senior Status (2003).

Contact information:
728 E. Water Street
Pontiac, IL 61764

Monsignor Stuart W. Swetland, STD

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Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Birthday: May 15, 1959
Ordained: May 25, 1991

Parochial Vicar of St. Peter, Peoria; Administrative Assistant to the Bishop (1991). Pastor of St. Peter, Peoria; Chaplain of Bradley Newman Center, Peoria; Chaplain of Illinois Central College, East Peoria (1992). While remaining Chaplain of Bradley Newman Center, Peoria; Chaplain of Illinois Central College, East Peoria; Pastor of St. Martin de Porres, Peoria (1993). Graduate studies at John Paul II Institute for the Study of Family & Marriage (1994). STL (1995). Chaplain of St. John Chapel, Champaign; Director of Newman Foundation, University of Illinois, Champaign (1997). Knight of Holy Sepulchre (1997). Diocesan Director of Campus Ministry (1998). STD (1998). Episcopal Vicar for Social Justice (1999). Prelate of Honor (2000). Director of Pre-Theology and Homeletics and Spiritual Director and Formation, Mount St. Mary Seminary, Emmitsburg, Maryland (2006).

Current assignment: President of Donnelly College, Kansas City, KS (2014).

Monsignor Dale L. Wellman

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Born: Quincy, Illinois
Birthday: November 10, 1938
Ordained: May 31, 1964

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg (1964). Parochial Vicar of St. John, Peoria and Vicar of Education (1968). Vicar Adjutor of St. Anthony, Bartonville (1969). Chaplain at Peoria State Hospital (1969). Administrator of St. Anthony, Bartonville (1972). Pastor of St. Anthony, Bartonville (1974). Moderator for DCCW (1974). Pastor of St. Patrick, LaSalle (1983). Pastor of St. Ambrose, Milan (1990). Prelate of Honor (1993). Pastor of Sacred Heart, Moline (2001). Vicar Forane of the Rock Island Vicariate (2004).

Senior Status (2014).

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