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).

Current assignment: 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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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 St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria (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).

Current assignment: 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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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).

Current assignment: 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).

Current assignment: 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).

Current assignment: Chaplain of Catholic Boy & Girl Scouts (1993); 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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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).

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

Father Geoff Horton

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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, Peoria; 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).

Current assignment: Chaplain of Central Catholic High School, Bloomington (2020); Pastor of St. Patrick, Wapella (2021).

Father Corey Krengiel

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Born: Lemont, Illinois
Birthday: November, 1985
Ordained: May 24, 2014

Parochial Vicar of St. Columba, Ottawa; St. Mary of the Field, Grand Ridge (2014). Parochial Vicar of St. Columba, Ottawa; St. Francis of Assisi, Ottawa; St. Patrick, Ottawa; Chaplain of Marquette Academy (2017). Chaplain of Peoria Notre Dame High School, Peoria (2019). Administrator of St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville (2021).

Current assignment: Chaplain of Peoria Notre Dame High School, Peoria (2019); Pastor of St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville (6/15/2022).

Father Robert Lampitt

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Ordained: May 24, 2008

Parochial Vicar of Sts. Peter & Paul, Nauvoo; Sacred Heart, Dallas City (Summer 2008). Further studies in Rome (Fall 2008). Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew, Champaign; Chaplain of The High School of Saint Thomas More, Champaign (2009). While remaining Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew, Champaign and Chaplain of The High School of St. Thomas More, Champaign; Parochial Vicar of St. Boniface, Seymour (2012). Administrator of St. Thomas, Philo and St. Mary, Pesotum (2014).

Current assignment: Pastor of St. Thomas, Philo and St. Mary, Pesotum (2015); Chaplain of St. John Catholic Newman Center, Champaign (2017).

Father Steven Loftus

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Email:
steveloftus@catholic.org
History:

Born: Decatur, Illinois
Birthday: January 18, 1970
Ordained: August 2002

Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Pontiac; St. John, Cullom; and St. Joseph, Flanagan (2002). Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Ottawa and St. Mary, Ottawa (2004). Administrator of St. John the Baptist, Rapids City and St. Mary, Hampton (2007). From Administrator to Pastor of St. John the Baptist, Rapids City and St. Mary, Hampton (2008). While remaining Pastor of St. John the Baptist, Rapids City and St. Mary, Hampton; Faculty of Alleman High School (2009). Pastor of St. Mary, Rock Island; Sacred Heart, Rock Island; Chaplain of Alleman High School (2011). Pastor of Holy Family, Danville (2013). While remaining Pastor of Holy Family, Danville; Chaplain Team of Schlarman Academy, Danville (2017).

Current assignment: Pastor of St. Anthony, Hoopeston (6/15/2022).

Father Kyle Lucas

Email:
frlucas@stjpnc.org
History:

Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: October 30, 1986
Ordained: May 24, 2014

Parochial Vicar of Blessed Sacrament, Morton (2014). Chaplain of Peoria Notre Dame High School, Peoria (2017). Assistant Chaplain of St. John’s Catholic Newman Center in Champaign (2019).

Current assignment: Chaplain and Director of St. John Paul II Newman Center, Normal (2022).

Father Ryan Mattingly

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Born: Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Birthday: January 9, 1990
Ordained: May 26, 2018

Parochial Vicar of St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Streator and Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Leonore (2018). Chaplain Marquette Academy, Ottawa (2019). Administrator of St. Luke, Eureka; St. Joseph, Roanoke; and Chaplain of Salve Regina Newman Center, Eureka (2021).

Current assignment: Chaplain of Salve Regina Newman Center, Eureka (2021). Pastor of St. Luke, Eureka and St. Joseph Roanoke (6/15/2022).

Father John Bosco Mujuni

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Born:
Birthday: January 6, 1968
Ordained: 1997 (Uganda)

Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Andalusia and St. Ambrose, Milan (2016). Administrator of St. John XXIII, Henry; Immaculate Conception, Lacon; and Chaplain of St. Joseph Nursing Home, Lacon (2017).

Current assignment: Chaplain of St. Joseph Nursing Home, Lacon (2017); Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Lacon and St. John XXIII, Henry (2019).

Father Andru O’Brien

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Born:
Birthday: May 13, 1992
Ordained: May 26, 2018

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

Current assignment: Parochial Vicar of St. Mathew, Champaign; St. Boniface, Seymour; and Chaplain at The High School of St. Thomas More, Champaign (2021).

Father Edward U. Ohm

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Email:
ohme1958@yahoo.com
History:

Born: Mattoon, Illinois
Birthday: January 9, 1958
Ordained: May 23, 1992

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

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

Father Adam Stimpson

Email:
fatherstimpson@gmail.com
History:

Born: Rock Island, Ilinois
Birthday: September 17, 1980
Ordained: May 23, 2009

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

Current assignment: Pastor of St. Paul, Macomb; St. Rose, Rushville; and Chaplain of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Newman Center, Macomb (2017); Vicar Forane of the Macomb Vicariate (2022).

Father Thomas R. Szydlik

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History:

Born: Plattsburgh, New York
Birthday: January 21, 1977
Ordained: May 24, 2003

Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew, Champaign (2003). Studies in Rome (Fall 2003). Parochial Vicar of St. Vincent de Paul, Peoria (2004). Parochial Vicar of St. Pius X, Rock Island (2005). Leave of absence (2006). Parochial Vicar of Sts. Peter & Paul, Nauvoo; Immaculate Conception, Carthage; Sacred Heart, Dallas City; and St. Mary, West Point (2007). While remaining Parochial Vicar of Sts. Peter and Paul, Nauvoo; Immaculate Conception, Carthage; Sacred Heart, Dallas City; and St. Mary, West Point; Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart, Warsaw and St. Mary, Hamilton (2012).

Current assignment: Administrator of St. Paul, Danville and Chaplain of Schlarman Academy, Danville (6/15/2022).

Father Dominic J. Vitaliano

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Born: Long Branch, New Jersey
Birthday: July 18, 1958
Ordained: May 25, 1991

Assistant of St. Mary, Pontiac (1991). Assistant of St. Pius X, Rock Island (1992). Pastor of St. Lawrence, Penfield and Holy Trinity, Rankin (1994). Pastor of St. Thomas, Philo and Immaculate Conception, Bongard (1996). Pastor of St. Luke, Eureka (1997). Chaplain of U.S. Air Force (2000). Pastor of St. Bernard, Bushnell and St. Augustine, St. Augustine; Chaplain of St. Francis of Assisi Newman Center at Western Illinois University, Macomb (2014). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Champaign; St. Patrick, Tolono; St. Joseph, Ivesdale; and chaplain Champaign hospitals (2017).

Current assignment: Chaplain, Veteran Administration (2017).

Father Johndamaseni Zilimu, Ph.D.

Email:
frjohn@saintjohnpaulii-kewanee.org
History:

Born: Karagwe, Tanzania, East Africa
Birthday: January 31, 1965
Ordained: August 13, 1995

Campus Ministry with residence at St. John Catholic Newman Center, Champaign (2000). Parochial Vicar of Epiphany, Normal (2009). Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew, Champaign (2010) and St. Boniface, Seymour (2012). Administrator of St. Mary, Kewanee (2013).

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

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