Incardinated in a Religious Order, serving in Peoria Diocese

Father Witold Adamczyk, OFM Conv.

Position(s):
History:

Born: Glucholazy, Poland
Birthday: December 19, 1972
Ordained: June 2, 2001

Current assignment:
While remaining Pastor of Sacred Heart, Rock Island and St. Mary, Rock Island; Pastor of St. Pius X, Rock Island (2023).

Past assignments:
Pastor of Sacred Heart, Rock Island and St. Mary, Rock Island (2022).

Abbot Emeritus Philip Davey, OSB

Location(s):
Position(s):
History:

Born: Oglesby, Illinois
Birthday: April 3, 1947
Ordained: May 3, 1975
Elected Abbot: June 7, 2011

Current assignment:
Abbot Emeritus (2022).

Past assignments:
Abbot (2011-2022).
Vice President for Mission Advancement of St. Bede Academy, Peru (2007).
Superintendent of St. Bede Academy, Peru (1997).
Prior (1996-1997).

Contact information:
frphilip@st-bede.com
815-481-3147

Father Joseph Domfe, SMA

Position(s):
History:

Born: Accra, Ghana
Birthday: July 4, 1968
Ordained: July 20, 2002

Current assignment:
Administrator of St. Luke, Eureka; St. Joseph, Roanoke (2024).

Past assignments:
Parochial Vicar of St. Paul, Macomb; St. Rose of Lima, Rushville; and Assistant Chaplain of the St. Francis of Assisi Newman Center in Macomb (2021).

Father Julien Esse, SMA

Position(s):
History:

Born: Togo, West Africa
Birthday: July 30, 1983
Ordained: August 10, 2013

Current assignment:
Administrator of St. Anne, East Moline; St. John the Baptist, Rapids City; St. Mary, Hampton (2024)

Past assignments:
Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew, Champaign and St. Boniface, Seymour (2023).

Father Ghislain Inai, SMA

Position(s):
History:

Born: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Birthday: October 8, 1973
Ordained: June 26, 2004 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Current assignment:
Pastor of Saint John Paul II, Kewanee; St. John the Apostle, Woodhull; St. John the Evangelist, Galva; St. John Vianney, Cambridge (2023).

Past assignments:
Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Seneca; St. Theresa, Earlville; St. Mary, Grand Ridge; St. Joseph, Marseilles; St. Patrick, Ransom (2018).
While remaining St. Patrick, Seneca; St. Mary, Grand Ridge; St. Joseph, Marseilles; St. Patrick, Ransom (2021).
Parochial Vicar of Corpus Christi, Galesburg; Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg; St. Patrick, Galesburg; Sacred Heart, Abingdon (2022).

Father Stephen McKinley, OFM Conv.

Position(s):
History:

Born: New Albany, Indiana
Birthday: June 11, 1952
Ordained: September 3, 1994

Current assignment:
St. Mary, Wenona; St. John the Baptist, Lostant; St. Patrick, Minonk; St. Ann, Toluca (2014).

Past assignments:
Assistant at Holy Family, Peoria (1994).
Pastor of Holy Family, Peoria (1997-2005).

Father Derick Mwesiga

History:

Born: Muleba, Tanzania
Birthday: December 3, 1989
Ordained: July 7, 2018 in Bukoba Catholic Diocese

Current assignment:
Chaplain of Central Catholic High School, Bloomington (2023).
Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick of Merna, Bloomington; St. Mary, Downs (2024).

Past assignments:
Parochial Vicar of St. Vincent de Paul, Peoria (2022).
Administrator of St. Patrick, Wapella (2023).

Father Marc Nkulu, SMA

History:

Born: Djuma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Birthday: October 24, 1982
Ordained: May 10, 2015

Current assignment:
Parochial Vicar of St. Paul, Macomb; St. Rose of Lima, Rushville; and Assistant Chaplain of the St. Francis of Assisi Newman Center in Macomb (2024).

Past assignment:
Parochial Vicar of St. Thomas the Apostle, Peoria Heights (2023).

Father Peter Sarnicki, OFM Conv.

Position(s):
History:

Born: Przemysl, Poland
Birthday: August 28, 1968
Ordained: June 18, 1994

Current assignment:
Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart, Rock Island; St. Mary, Rock Island; St. Pius X, Rock Island (2023).
Local Superior of OFM Conv. (2023).

Past assignments:
Pastor of St. Pius X, Rock Island (2022).

Father Mieczyslaw Wit, OFM Conv.

Position(s):
History:

Born: Stary Dzikow, Poland
Birthday: January 1, 1968
Ordained: June 17, 1995

Current assignment:
Parochial Vicar of St. Pius X, Rock Island; Sacred Heart, Rock Island; St. Mary, Rock Island; sacramental care of Augustana College, Rock Island (2023).

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