Directory: Chaplains

Monsignor Brian K. Brownsey

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History:

Born August 2, 1963 in Streator, IL Ordained May 25, 1996 Parochial Vicar – Sacred Heart, Moline (1996) Pastor – St. Mary, Utica (1998) St. Peter, Peoria (2005) Rector – The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception (2005) Assistant Chaplain – Alleman High School, Rock Island (1997) Chaplain – Marquette High School (1998) Associate Vocations Director (1999) Diocesan Director of Cursillo/TEC (2000) Vocations Director (2003) Director and Chaplain – St. Joseph Newman Foundation, Bradley University (2008) Pastor St. Mark in Peoria while remaining Director of Vocations and Director of Bradley Newman Center (2011)
Pastor St. Mark in Peoria and chaplain/director, St. Joseph Chapel and Newman Foundation at Bradley University (2015)

Father Joseph Dondanville

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History:

Born in Moline, November 28, 1967 Ordained May 27, 1995 Parochial Vicar, Holy Cross, Mendota, 1995; Pastor, St. Mary’s, East Moline, 1998; Chaplain, The High School of St. Thomas More, Champaign and Pastor, St. Patrick, Tolono and St. Joseph’s Mission, Ivesdale, 2003; Pastor, St. Patrick, Tolono, and Chaplain, The High School of St. Thomas More, Champaign, 2007; Pastor, St. Mary, Kickapoo 2009 and Pastor of St. Patrick, Elmwood 2017.

Pastor 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

Position(s):
History:

Born in Peoria on December 28, 1961.
Ordained on May 23, 1992.
Parochial Vicar at St. Paul in Danville (1992). Parochial Vicar at St. Pius in Rock Island (1994). Chaplain at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria (1995). Pastor at St. Mary in Tiskilwa and St. Patrick in Camp Grove (1995). Pastor at St. Patrick in Camp Grove, St. Dominic in Wyoming, and St. John in Toulon (1998). Pastor at St. Mary in Rock Island (2001). Assistant Chaplain at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria (2003).

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

Father Thomas Gibson

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History:

Born in Chicago 2/26/1964. Ordained 5/29/1993. Asst. Holy Cross, Champaign (1993) St. Thomas, Peoria Heights (1994) Asst. Chaplain St. John’s Newman ctr., Champaign (1997) Released to explore vocation to Carthusian Charterhouse, VT (1999) Sacred Heart, Moline (2000) Pastor St. Patrick, Tolono; St. Joseph Ivesdale (2001) Released discernment in religious life (2003) Parochial Vicar Sacred Heart Moline 2011; Administrator, St. Mary’s Parish, Moline and St. Mary’s Parish, East Moline 2012; Parochial vicar St. Mary Cathedral, Peoria and St. Bernard, Peoria and Sacred Heart, Peoria and St. Joe, Peoria (2015); Pastor St. Anthony, Hoopeston and chaplain team at Schlarman Academy, Danville 2017.

Father Glenn H. Harris

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History:

Born in Peoria, Aug.7, 1966 Ordained May 23, 1992 Parochial Vicar, Holy Trinity, Bloomington, 1992, and chaplain, Catholic Boy & Girl Scouts, 1993. Parochial Vicar, St. Columba, Ottawa, 1994. Pastor, St. Patrick’s, Bloomington, 1996; St. Joseph’s, Marseilles, 1999. While remaining pastor at St. Joseph’s, to pastor, St. Patrick’s, Ransom, 2000. Parochial Vicar, St. Vincent de Paul, Peoria, 2001. Pastor, St. Edward’s, Chillicothe, 2003.

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

Father Timothy Hepner

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History:

Born on July 9, 1986.
Ordained on May 26, 2012.
Parochial Vicar at Immaculate Conception in Monmouth, St. Theresa in Alexis, St. Patrick in Raritan, Chaplain at Holy Family Medical Center, and Chaplain at St. Augustine Newman Center at Monmouth College (2012). Diocesan Vocation Director of Recruitment (2015). In residence at St. Mary in Bloomington while remaining Diocesan Vocation Director for Recruitment (2016).   Administrator St. Louis Parish in Princeton (2020)

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

Father Geoff Horton

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

Born in Norman, Oklahoma on November 9, 1964. Ordained May 24, 2008.
Parochial Vicar at St. Bernard, Cathedral of St. Mary, and St. Peter in Peoria; faculty at Peoria Notre Dame High School; in residence at St. Mark in Peoria (2008). Administrator at St. Anthony Church in Hoopeston and chaplain at Schlarman Academy in Danville (2010). Parochial Vicar at Holy Cross in Mendota and Sts. Peter & Paul in Peterstown (2012). Parochial Vicar at St. Mark in Peoria and assistant chaplain at St. Joseph Newman Center at Bradley University in Peoria (2013). Parochial Vicar at Holy Family in Lincoln, St. Mary in Atlanta, St. Patrick in Elkhart, and St. Thomas Aquinas in Mt. Pulaski (2016). Parochial Vicar Holy Trinity, Bloomington, St. Patrick, Bloomington, St. Patrick Wapella and chaplain team, Central Catholic High School, Bloomington 2017. Chaplain St. John Paul II Catholic Newman Center, Normal 2018.  While remaining Chaplain St. John Paul II Catholic Newman Center, Normal to administrator St. Patrick Parish in Wapella and chaplain of Central Catholic High School in Bloomington (2020)

From administrator to pastor of St. Patrick, Wapella (2021)

Father Corey Krengiel

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History:

Born in Lamont 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 and administrator of St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville (2021)

Father Robert Lampitt

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History:

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

Position(s):
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.

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)

 

 

Father John Bosco Mujuni

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History:

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

Position(s):
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

Father Bowan Schmitt

Phone:
217-684-5107
History:

Born in Iowa City, Iowa on May 12, 1963. Ordained on May 24, 1997.
Parochial Vicar at St. Thomas in Peoria Heights (1997). Pastor at St. Joseph in Marseilles and St. Patrick in Ransom (2000). Pastor at St. Anthony in Hoopeston and chaplain at Schlarman High School in Danville (2005) Pastor at St. Thomas Church in Philo, Immaculate Conception in Bongard, and St. Mary in Pesotum (2010). Pastor at Holy Cross in Mendota, St. Teresa of Avila in Earlville, and Sts. Peter & Paul in Peterstown (2014). Pastor at St. Paul in Danville (2016). While remaining pastor at St. Paul in Danville to chaplain team, Schlarman Acadamy in Danville 2017.

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 Dominic J. Vitaliano

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History:

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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