Directory: Assistant Chaplains

Father Fredi Gomez-Torres

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Born: Toluca, Mexico
Birthday: November 3, 1969
Ordained: August 3, 2002

Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Metamora; St. Elizabeth, Washburn; St. John, Benson; and St. Joseph, Roanoke (2002). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Kewanee and St. Francis of Assisi, Kewanee (2003). Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Mendota (2005). Administrator of Holy Cross, Mendota; Sts. Peter & Paul, Peterstown (2008). Pastor of Holy Cross, Mendota; Sts. Peter and Paul, Peterstown (2009). While remaining Pastor of Holy Cross, Mendota; Sts. Peter and Paul, Peterstown; Pastor of St. Teresa of Avila, Earlville (2013). Pastor of St. Mary, Moline; St. Mary, East Moline; St. Anne, East Moline; Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis (2014). Pastor of St. Mary, Moline; St. Mary, East Moline; St. Anne, East Moline (2015). Pastor of St. Mary, Champaign; St. Joseph, Ivesdale; St. Patrick, Tolono (2017).

Assistant Chaplain of OSF Health Care Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria (6/15/22).

Father Matthew Hoelscher

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Born: Amarillo, TX
Birthday: May 22, 1982
Ordained: May 24, 2014

Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew, Champaign; St. Boniface, Seymour; Chaplain of The High School of St. Thomas More, Champaign (2014).  Chaplain of Alleman High School, Rock Island (2018) and Sacramental Care of Augustana College, Rock Island (2020). Parochial Vicar of Corpus Christi, Galesburg; Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg; St. Patrick, Galesburg; and Sacred Heart, Abingdon (2021).

Assistant Chaplain of St. John Newman Center at U of I (6/15/22).

Father Alexander Millar

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Born in Urbana on February 25, 1987. Ordained on May 23, 2015.

Parochial Vicar at St. Mary Cathedral, Sacred Heart, and St. Bernard all in Peoria (2015).  Administrator St. Mary Cathedral, Sacred Heart, St. Bernard in Peoria (9/18/2018).  Rector St. Mary Cathedral in Peoria, Pastor Sacred Heart and St. Bernard in Peoria 2019.  Pastor of St. Patrick in Seneca, St. Joseph in Marseilles, St. Mary of the Field in Grand Ridge, St. Patrick in Ransom and St. Theresa in Earlville (2020).  Pastor of St. Patrick in Seneca, St. Joseph in Marseilles, St. Mary of the Field in Grand Ridge, St. Patrick in Ransom 8/1/2021.

Assistant Chaplain St. John Catholic Newman Center at University of Illinois in Champaign (6/15/2022)

Father Donald Roszkowski

Email:
frdon2003@yahoo.com
History:

Born in Northlake on January 25, 1970. Ordained on May 24, 1997.
Parochial Vicar at St. Philomena in Peoria (1997). Pastor at St. Paul in Odell and Sacred Heart in Campus (1999). Assistant Chaplain at St. John Catholic Chapel in Champaign and Associate Director of Vocations (2001). Parochial Vicar at Holy Trinity in Bloomington (2002). Pastor of St. John in Clinton, St. Patrick in Wapella, Sacred Heart in Farmer City, and St. John in Bellflower (2003). Parochial Vicar at St. Vincent de Paul in Peoria (2007). Pastor at St. Mary in Metamora and St. Elizabeth in Washburn (2008). Pastor at St. Mary in El Paso (2013). Administrator at St. Ann in Peoria (2016).

Assistant chaplain OSF Health Care St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria (2020) and chaplain to The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis at the Motherhouse in East Peoria (6/15/2022).

 

Father Jeffery A. Small

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Born in Racine, Wis., Nov. 13, 1964. Ordained May 29, 1993. Parochial Vicar, St. Stephen, Streator, 1993. Pastor, Imm. Conception, Carthage, and St. Mary, West Point, 1997. Leave-of-absence, 2003. Parochial Vicar Holy Family, Oglesby; Sts. Peter and Paul, Leonore; Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Eagle Township (2013).  Assistant Chaplain at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria (2015).

Parochial vicar St. Joseph, St. Mary, and St. Valentine in Peru 2019.

Father Dennis Spohrer

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History:

Born in Urbana, July 13, 1967. Ordained May 24, 2003. Parochial Vicar, St. Vincent de Paul, Peoria, 2003; St. Matthew Parish, Champaign, 2004; Holy Cross, Champaign, 2005; Administrator St. Theresa, Alexis and Chaplain OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth; Pastor, St. Theresa, Alexis while remaining Chaplain, OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth (2010) Parochial Vicar, St. Patrick, Urbana and St. Mary, Champaign (2012)
Assistant Chaplain at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. (2013)

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