Directory: Chaplains

Father Joseph Baker

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History:

Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: December 24, 1986
Ordained: May 23, 2015

Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Champaign and St. Patrick, Urbana (2015). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Bloomington (2016) and Chaplain team of Central Catholic High School, Bloomington (2017). While remaining on Chaplain team of Central Catholic High School, Bloomington; Parochial Vicar of Epiphany Parish, Normal (2018).  Administrator of St. Ambrose, Milan and St. Patrick, Andalusia (2020).

Pastor of St. Ambrose, Milan and St. Patrick, Andalusia (2021); Chaplain of Alleman High School, Rock Island (6/15/22).

Monsignor Brian K. Brownsey

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History:

Born: Streator, Illinois
Birthday: August 2, 1963
Ordained: May 25, 1996

Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart, Moline (1996). Pastor of St. Mary, Utica (1998). Pastor of St. Peter, Peoria (2005). Rector of The Cathedral of Mary of the Immaculate Conception (2005). Assistant Chaplain of Alleman High School, Rock Island (1997). Chaplain of Marquette High School (1998). Associate Vocations Director (1999). Diocesan Director of Cursillo/TEC (2000). Vocations Director (2003). Director and Chaplain of St. Joseph Newman Foundation, Bradley University (2008). While remaining Director of Vocations and Director of Bradley Newman Center, Pastor of St. Mark, Peoria (2011).

Pastor of St. Mark, Peoria and Chaplain/Director, St. Joseph Chapel and Newman Foundation at Bradley University (2015).

Father Joseph Dondanville

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History:

Born: Moline, Illinois
Birthday: November 28, 1967
Ordained: May 27, 1995

Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Mendota (1995). Pastor of St. Mary, East Moline (1998). Chaplain of The High School of St. Thomas More, Champaign; and Pastor of St. Patrick, Tolono and St. Joseph’s Mission, Ivesdale (2003). Pastor of St. Patrick, Tolono, and Chaplain of The High School of St. Thomas More, Champaign (2007). Pastor of St. Mary, Kickapoo (2009) and Pastor of St. Patrick, Elmwood (2017).

Pastor of Holy Family, Lincoln; St. Mary, Atlanta; St. Patrick, Elkhart; St. Thomas Aquinas, Mt. Pulaski; and chaplain Lincoln Correctional Center and Logan Correctional Center in Lincoln (2021).

Father Michael J. Driscoll, PhD

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History:

Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: December 28, 1961
Ordained: May 23, 1992

Parochial Vicar of St. Paul, Danville (1992). Parochial Vicar of St. Pius, Rock Island (1994). Chaplain of OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria (1995). Pastor of St. Mary, Tiskilwa and St. Patrick, Camp Grove (1995). Pastor of St. Patrick, Camp Grove; St. Dominic, Wyoming; and St. John, Toulon (1998). Pastor of St. Mary, Rock Island (2001). Assistant Chaplain of OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria (2003).

Chaplain and Director of Pastoral Care of OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Ottawa (2012); Pastor of St. Mary, Utica (2016).

Father Glenn H. Harris

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History:

Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: August 7, 1966
Ordained: May 23, 1992

Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1992) and Chaplain of Catholic Boy & Girl Scouts (1993). Parochial Vicar of St. Columba, Ottawa (1994). Pastor of St. Patrick, Bloomington (1996). Pastor of St. Joseph, Marseilles (1999). While remaining Pastor of St. Joseph; Pastor of St. Patrick, Ransom (2000). Parochial Vicar of St. Vincent de Paul, Peoria (2001). Pastor of St. Edward, Chillicothe (2003).

While remaining Chaplain of Catholic Boy & Girl Scouts; Pastor of St. John the Baptist, Rapids City; St. Mary, Hampton (2011); Pastor of St. Anne, East Moline (2020).

Father Timothy Hepner

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History:

Born:
Birthday: July 9, 1986
Ordained: May 26, 2012

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception, Monmouth; St. Theresa, Alexis; St. Patrick, Raritan; Chaplain of Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth; and Chaplain of St. Augustine Newman Center, Monmouth (2012). Diocesan Vocation Director of Recruitment (2015). While remaining Diocesan Vocation Director for Recruitment, in residence at St. Mary, Bloomington (2016). Administrator of St. Louis, Princeton (2020).

Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Monmouth; St. Patrick, Raritan; Chaplain of St. Augustine Newman Club, Monmouth (2021).

Father Geoff Horton

Position(s):
Phone:
217-283-6211
History:

Born: Norman, Oklahoma
Birthday: November 9, 1964
Ordained May 24, 2008

Rector of the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception; Parochial Vicar of St. Bernard, Peoria; St. Peter, Peoria; Faculty at Peoria Notre Dame High School, Peoria; in residence at St. Mark, Peoria (2008). Administrator of St. Anthony, Hoopeston and Chaplain at Schlarman Academy, Danville (2010). Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Mendota and Sts. Peter & Paul, Peterstown (2012). Parochial Vicar of St. Mark, Peoria and Assistant Chaplain of St. Joseph Newman Center, Peoria (2013). Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Lincoln; St. Mary, Atlanta; St. Patrick, Elkhart; and St. Thomas Aquinas, Mt. Pulaski (2016). Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington; St. Patrick, Bloomington; St. Patrick, Wapella; and Chaplain team of Central Catholic High School, Bloomington (2017). Chaplain of St. John Paul II Catholic Newman Center, Normal (2018). While remaining Chaplain of St. John Paul II Catholic Newman Center, Normal; Administrator of St. Patrick, Wapella and Chaplain of Central Catholic High School, Bloomington (2020).

From Administrator to Pastor of St. Patrick, Wapella (2021).

Father Corey Krengiel

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Born in Lemont in 1985.  Ordained May 24, 2014 Parochial vicar St. Columba, Ottawa; St. Mary, Grand Ridge (2014); Parochial vicar St. Columba, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Patrick parishes in Ottawa and chaplain of Marquette Academy 2017. Chaplain of Peoria Notre Dame High School (2019). Administrator of St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville (2021).

While remaining Chaplain of Peoria Notre Dame High School, from Administrator to Pastor of St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville (6/15/2022).

Father Robert Lampitt

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Ordained May 24, 2008 Parochial Vicar, Sts. Peter & Paul, Nauvoo, Sacred Heart, Dallas City, Summer 2008; further studies in Rome, Fall 2008; Parochial Vicar, St. Matthew, Champaign and Chaplain The High School of Saint Thomas More 2009. While remaining Parochial Vicar St. Matthew, Champaign & Chaplain St. Thomas More, Parochial Vicar St. Boniface, Seymour (2012) Administrator St. Thomas, Philo; St. Mary, Pesotum (2014)
Pastor St. Thomas, Philo and St. Mary Pesotum (2015); Chaplain St. John Catholic Newman Center, Champaign 2017.

Father Steven Loftus

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Email:
steveloftus@catholic.org
History:

Born January 18, 1970 in Decatur Ordained August 2002 Parochial Vicar, St. Mary’s, Pontiac; St. John’s, Cullom, and St. Joseph’s, Flanagan, 2002. From assitant, St. Mary’s Parish and St. John’s Parish, Cullom, and St. Joseph’s Mission, Flanagan, to assistant St. Patrick’s Parish and St. Mary’s Parish, Ottawa, 2004; Administrator, St. John the Baptist, Rapids City; St. Mary, Hampton, 2007; Pastor St. John the Baptist, Rapids city; St. Mary, Hampton, 2008; Pastor, St. John the Baptist, Rapids City, St. Mary, Hampton, and Faculty, Alleman High School 2009. Pastor St. Mary, Rock Island; Sacred Heart, Rock Island and Chaplain at Alleman High School, 2011; Pastor Holy Family, Danville 2013; while remaining pastor of Holy Family, Danville, Chaplain team, Schlarman Academy, Danville 2017. Pastor St. Anthony, Hoopeston (6/15/2022)

Father Kyle Lucas

Email:
frlucas@stjpnc.org
History:

Born in Peoria, Illinois, on October 30, 1986. Ordained on May 24, 2014.
Parochial Vicar at Blessed Sacrament in Morton (2014); Chaplain, Peoria Notre Dame High School (2017). Assistant Chaplain St. John’s Catholic Newman Center in Champaign (2019).

Chaplain and Director, St. John Paul II Newman Center in Normal (2022).

Father Ryan Mattingly

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History:

Born January 9, 1990, Ordained May 26, 2018

Parochial Vicar St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Streator and Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Leanore (2018).  Chaplain Marquette Academy in Ottawa 2019.

Administrator St. Luke, Eureka; St. Joseph, Roanoke; and chaplain Salve Regina Newman Center, Eureka 2021.  Pastor St. Luke, Eureka and St. Joseph Roanoke (6/15/2022)

 

 

Father John Bosco Mujuni

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Born in 1968. Ordained in Uganda 1997.

Parochial vicar, St. Patrick, Andalusia and St. Ambrose, Milan 2016; Administrator, St. John XXIII in Henry, Immaculate Conception in Lacon, and Chaplain, St. Joseph Nursing Home, Lacon (August 7, 2017).  While remaining chaplain of St. Joseph Nursing Home in Lacon, Pastor of Immaculate Conception in Lacon and St. John XXIII in Henry 2019.

Father Andru O’Brien

History:

Born May 13, 1992, Ordained May 26, 2018.

Parochial Vicar, St. Jude Parish, Peoria (2018).  While remaining Parochial Vicar of St. Jude, Peoria, to Parochial Vicar, St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville, 2018.  Parochial Vicar, St. Jude Parish, Peoria 2019.

Parochial vicar St. Mathew, Champaign; St. Boniface, Seymour; and chaplain St. Thomas More High School, Champaign (2021)

Father Edward U. Ohm

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Email:
ohme1958@yahoo.com
History:

Born in Mattoon on Jan. 9, 1958.
Ordained on May 23, 1992.
Parochial Vicar at St. Stephen in Streator (1992). Parochial Vicar at Sacred Heart in Moline (1993). Pastor at Sacre Coeur in Creve Coeur (1994). Parochial Vicar at St. Stephen in Streator (1996). Released for chaplain
service in the United States Navy (1998). Chaplain for United States (2003).  Parochial Vicar, Holy Family, Lincoln; St. Mary, Atlanta, St. Patrick, Elkhart, St. Thomas Aquinas, Mt. Pulaski (2018); In residence St. Joseph, Pekin (2019); Assistant Chaplain at OSF Medical Center in Peoria, residence at St. Philomena in Peoria (2020)

Chaplain OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana 2021; in residence St. Mary, Champaign (6/15/22)

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 Adam Stimpson

Email:
fatherstimpson@gmail.com
History:

Ordained May 23, 2009. Parochial Vicar, St. Patrick and St. Hyacinth and Queen of the Holy Rosary Shrine, LaSalle, 2009. Parochial Vicar, St. Jude, Peoria; Chaplain, Peoria Notre Dame High School (2012); Chaplain at Peoria Notre Dame High School with residence at St. Philomena in Peoria (2015); Administrator at St. Paul, Macomb (January 2017).

Pastor St. Paul, Macomb, St. Rose, Rushville, and chaplain, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Newman Center, Macomb 2017.

Father Thomas R. Szydlik

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History:

Born Plattsburgh, NY, January 21, 1977. Ordained May 24, 2003. Parochial Vicar, St. Matthew, Champaign, 2003; studies in Rome in the fall, 2003. Parochial Vicar, St. Vincent de Paul, Peoria, 2004; St. Pius X, Rock Island, 2005. Leave of absence, 2006. Parochial Vicar, Sts. Peter & Paul, Nauvoo; Immaculate Conception, Carthage; Sacred Heart, Dallas City; St. Mary, West Point, 2007.  Parochial vicar Sts. Peter and Paul, Nauvoo; Sacred Heart, Dallas City; Immaculate Conception, Carthage; St. Mary, West Point; Sacred Heart, Warsaw; St. Mary, Hamilton (2012)

Administrator St. Paul in Danville and chaplain Schlarman Academy in Danville (6/15/2022)

Father Dominic J. Vitaliano

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Born in Long Branch, NJ 7/18/1958.  Ordained 5/25/1991.  Asst. St. Mary, Pontiac (1991).  St. Pius X, Rock Island (1992).  Pastor St. Lawrence, Penfield; Holy Trinity, Rankin (1994).  Pastor St. Thomas, Philo; Immaculate Conception, bongard (1996).  Pastor St. Luke, Eureka (1997).  Chaplain U.S. Air Force (2000).  Pastor St. Bernard, Bushnell; St. Augustine, St. Augustine and chaplain at St. Francis of Assisi Newman Ctr. at Western Illinois University, Macomb (2014). Parochial vicar St. Mary, Champaign, St. Patrick, Tolono, St. Joseph, Ivesdale, and chaplain Champaign hospitals 2017.

Chaplain, Veteran Administration, 2017

Father Johndamaseni Zilimu, Ph.D.

Email:
frjohn@saintjohnpaulii-kewanee.org
History:

Born in Karagwe, Tanzania, East Africa, January 31, 1965. Ordained August 13, 1995. Campus ministry with residence at St. John’s Catholic Newman Center, Champaign, 2000. Parochial vicar, Epiphany, Normal, 2009. Parochial vicar, St. Matthew, Champaign 2010 and St. Boniface, 2012. Administrator, St. Mary, Kewanee, 2013.

Pastor, Saint John Paul II, chaplain OSF Saint Luke Medical Center, Kewanee, (2014) and Pastor St. John the Apostle, Woodhull; St. John the Evangelist, Galva; St. John Vianney, Cambridge (2021). Vicar, Kewanee Vicariate (01/01/2022).

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