Directory: Office of the Tribunal

Father Martin Mwongyera, Ph.D., J.C.D.

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Email:
fr_martin@cdop.org
History:

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception, Monmouth, St. Theresa, Alexis, St. Andrew, Oquawka and chaplain, Holy Family Hospital, Monmouth, 2008; Parochial Vicar, St. Anthony, Spring Valley, St. Joseph Peru and Associate Chaplain, St. Margaret Hospital, Spring Valley 2009 Left the Diocese September 2009 Parochial Vicar Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria; St. Bernard, Peoria; St. Peter, Peoria 2012;
Judicial Vicar, Office of Tribunal 2015

Monsignor James Kruse, J.C.L.

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Phone:
309-671-1550
History:

Born in Chicago on March 27, 1970.
Ordained on May 25, 1996.
Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph in Pekin (1996). Pastor at St. Patrick in Camp Grove, St. Dominic in Wyoming, and Administrator at St. John in Toulon (1999). Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph in Pekin (2000). Pastor at Sacred Heart in Granville and St. Patrick in Hennepin (2002). Pastor at Holy Cross in Mendota and Sts. Peter & Paul in Peterstown (2003). Vicar of LaSalle Vicariate (2003). Assistant Vocation Director (2003). While remaining Pastor at Holy Cross in Mendota and Sts. Peter & Paul in Peterstown, to Pastor at St. Theresa in Earlville (2004). Canon Law studies (2008). JCL (2010). Pastor at St. Monica in East Peoria, Vice Chancellor and Adjutant Judicial Vicar for the Diocesan Tribunal (2010). While remaining Pastor at St. Monica in East Peoria, and Adjutant Judicial Vicar to Vicar General (2011). Chaplain to His Holiness (2011). Vicar General, Judicial Vicar with residence at St. Monica in East Peoria (2012). Vicar General and Adjutant Judicial Vicar (2015).

Monsignor Jason A. Gray, J.C.D.

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Email:
msgr_gray@cdop.org
Website:
http://www.jgray.org
History:

Born in Silvis on July 8, 1971.
Ordained July 12, 1997.
Parochial Vicar at St. Columba in Ottawa (1997). Studies at North American College in Rome (1997). Parochial Vicar at St. Columba in Ottawa (1998). Pastor at St. Peter in Peoria, Vice-Chancellor, and Administrative Assistant to the Bishop (2001). Studies at Catholic University of America (2004). JCL (2006). Administrator at St. Vincent de Paul in Peoria, Adjutant Judicial Vicar and Vice Chancellor (2006). Remaining Administrator at St. Vincent de Paul in Peoria to Judicial Vicar of the Tribunal and Episcopal Vicar for Consecrated Life (2008) Pastor at St. Vincent de Paul in Peoria (2010). Released to the Congregation for the Causes of Saints in Rome (2012). Judge for the Diocesan Tribunal (2012). Pastor at St. Thomas the Apostle in Peoria Heights, Judge for the Diocesan Tribunal, and Episcopal Vicar for Consecrated Life (2015).

Monsignor J. Brian Rejsek, J.C.L.

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Email:
msgr_rejsek@cdop.org
History:

Born in Evergreen Park, Dec. 24, 1958. Ordained May 24, 1986. Parochial Vicar, Holy Cross, Mendota, 1986. Graduate studies, Rome, 1988-90. Diocesan Tribunal and Hispanic ministry at St. Mary’s Cathedral, St. Mary, East Moline, and St. Mary, Moline, 1990-91.  Pastor , St. Mary, Princeville, and duties with Diocesan Tribunal 1991.  Pastor, Holy Family, Oglesby, and Defender of the Bond and Promoter of Justice, Diocesan Tribunal, 1998.  While remaining Defender of the Bond and Promoter of Justice, Tribunal, to pastor, Holy Cross, Mendota, and Sts. Peter and Paul, Peterstown, and Diocesan Director, Hispanic Ministry, 2000.  Vicar, LaSalle Vicariate, 2000.  Episcopal Vicar, Hispanic Ministry, 2001. While remaining Episcopal Vicar to the Hispanic ministry and Defender of the Bond and Promoter of Justice in the Diocesan Tribunal, to Rector, Cathedral of St. Mary, Peoria, 2003. Chaplain to His Holiness, 2003.  While remaining episcopal vicar of Hispanic ministry, work at the Tribunal, and rector, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Peoria to pastor, St. Peter, Peoria and Diocesan Promoter of Justice, 2004.  While remaining Episcopal Vicar of Hispanic Ministry and Defender of the Bond, Tribunal, to pastor, St. Joseph, Marseilles, 2005 and Tribunal associate judge, 2006.  While remaining pastor, St. Joseph, Marseilles, Defender of the Bond, Tribunal associate judge to administrator, St. Patrick, Ransom and co-director of Hispanic ministry, 2008.  Pastor, St. Mary, Lewistown, and St. Rose, Rushville, 2013.  Administrator, St. Valentine and St. Mary, Peru, 2014.  Pastor, St. Valentine and St. Mary, Peru, Tribunal Defender of the Bond, 2015.

Father Sebastian Tumusiime, J.C.L.

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Email:
fr_sebastian@cdop.org
History:

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).
While remaining Defender of the Bond, from parochial vicar, Sacred Heart Parish, Moline, to parochial vicar, St. Matthew Parish, Champaign, and St. Boniface Parish, Seymour (03/2017).

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