Directory: Senior Status (Priest)

Father Joseph W. Anderson

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History:

Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: March 21, 1935
Ordained: June 3, 1962

Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Washington (1962). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Moline (1969). Parochial Vicar of Epiphany, Normal (1971). Parochial Vicar of St. Columba, Ottawa (1973). Pastor of St. Patrick, Elkhart and St. Thomas, Mt. Pulaski (1974). Remaining Pastor of St. Patrick, Elkhart, and St. Thomas, Mt. Pulaski, Pastor of St. John, Middletown (1975). Pastor of St. Anne, East Moline (1976). Pastor of St. John, Walnut and Immaculate Conception, Ohio (1978). Pastor of St. Casimir, Streator (1981). Pastor of St. Hyacinth, LaSalle (1992). Pastor of Sacre Coeur, Creve Coeur (2002).

Senior Priest Status (2005).

Monsignor Charles J. Beebe, P.A.

Location(s):
Email:
cjbeebe@frontier.com
History:

Born: Passaic, New Jersey
Birthday: June 23, 1944
Ordained: June 6, 1970

Parochial Vicar of St. Bernard, Peoria and St. Joseph, Pekin (1970). Faculty at Spalding Institute and Academy of Our Lady, Peoria (1974). Administrative Assistant at Spalding Institute/Academy of Our Lady, Peoria (1983). Administrative Assistant at Peoria Notre Dame, Peoria (1988). Pastor of Sacre Coeur, Creve Coeur and Principal of Sacre Coeur School, Creve Coeur (1991). Vicar Forane of the Pekin Vicariate (1991). Pastor of St. Jude, Peoria (1993). Episcopal Vicar for Permanent Diaconate (1993). Prelate of Honor (1993). While remaining Episcopal Vicar for Permanent Diaconate, Pastor of St. Philomena, Peoria (1999). While remaining Episcopal Vicar for Permanent Diaconate, Pastor of St. Joseph, Roanoke and St. John, Benson (2003). Protonotary Apostolic (2011). Remaining pastor at St. Joseph, Roanoke and St. John, Benson (2012).

Senior Priest Status (2016).

Father Richard W. Brunskill

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History:

Born: Pontiac, Illinois
Birthday: August 20, 1944
Ordained: May 28, 1983

Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1983). Chaplain of Central Catholic High School, Bloomington (1986). Pastor of St. Joseph, Colfax and St. Rose, Strawn (1989); St. Theresa, Earlville (1992).Pastor of Sts. Peter & Paul, Chatsworth and St. John, Cullom (1996). Pastor of Sts. Peter & Paul, Chatsworth and St. James, Forrest (2001). Pastor of St. Mary, Westville (2007). Pastor of St. Patrick, Havana and Immaculate Conception, Manito (2008).

Senior Priest Status (2010).

Father Edward F. Carney

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Born: Kewanee, Illinois
Birthday: November 10, 1937
Ordained: May 26, 1963

Parochial Vicar of Blessed Sacrament, Morton (1963). Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph, Rock Island (1968). Chaplain of Guardian Angel Home (1973-74). In residence at St. Joseph, Rock Island (1972). George Williams College, Downers Grove (1971). Post Graduate Studies in Social Work (1972-73). Catholic Social Service, Peoria (1973-74). Clinical Supervisor, Stonehedge Polydrug (1974-75). Private Practice (1974-2003). Psychology Director, Permanent Diaconate (1975-1983).

Senior Priest Status (2003).

Father Patrick W. Collins

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History:

Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: December 1, 1936
Ordained: May 31, 1964

Parochial Vicar of the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria (1964). Pastor of St. Peter, Peoria (1987). Rector of the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria (1987). Assistant Campus Minister of Bradley University, Peoria (1972). Campus Minister of Bradley University, Peoria (1973). Vice Chancellor (1967). Graduate Studies at Fordham University (1969). Assistant Director of the Office of Christian Worship and Music (1987).  Director of the Office of Christian Worship and Music (1979). Leave for Work Outside the Diocese (1990). Released for service in the Archdiocese of Chicago (1994). Return to service for the Diocese of Peoria (2002).

Senior Priest Status (2006). Serving with Cross International Catholic Outreach (2007).

Father Harold Datzman, OSB

History:

Born: Earl Park, Indiana
Birthday: November 7, 1938
Ordained: May 23, 1965

Pastor of St. Joseph, Peru (2005). Pastor of St. Benedict, Ladd, and St. Gertrude, Seatonville (1994). Pastor of St. Thomas More, Dalzell (1988). Administrator of Holy Trinity, Cherry, and St. Patrick, Arlington (1987). Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph, Peru, (1977-1984).

Senior Priest Status (2017).

Father Vien Van Do

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Email:
frsviendo@yahoo.com
History:

Born: Jue, Vietnam
Birthday: February 4, 1951
Ordained: December 22, 1990

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg (1990). Administrator of St. Elizabeth, Thomasboro, and Sacred Heart, Ludlow (1994). Pastor of St. Elizabeth, Thomasboro, and Sacred Heart, Ludlow (1994). Pastor of St. Philomena, Monticello, and St. Michael, Bement (1996). Leave of absence (1998). Assistant Pastor of St. Anthony, Streator (1999). Leave of absence (1999). Parochial Vicar of St. Philomena, Peoria (2000). Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart, Moline (2003). Administrator of St. Dominic, Wyoming; St. Patrick, Camp Grove; St. John the Baptist, Bradford (2006). Pastor of St. Dominic, Wyoming; St. Patrick, Camp Grove; and St. John the Baptist, Bradford (2008). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary of Lourdes, Germantown Hills and St. Mary, Metamora with Pastoral Care of Vietnamese Catholicism, Peoria and Bloomington regions (2015). From Parochial Vicar to Administrator of St. Mary of Lourdes, Germantown Hills and St. Mary, Metamora while remaining Pastoral Care of Vietnamese Catholics in the Peoria and Bloomington regions (2019).

Senior Priest Status (6/15/22).

Father R. E. Enderlin

Location(s):
Phone:
246-3875 or 363-5389
History:

14 Sycamore Bay Lacon, IL 61540

Born: Monmouth, Illinois
Birthday: June 23, 1939
Ordained: June 7, 1969

Parochial Vicar of St. Monica, East Peoria (1969). Parochial Vicar of St. Francis Hospital (1970). Parochial Vicar of St. Bernard, Peoria (1972). Diocesan Consultor (1974). Chaplain of St. Francis Hospital, Peoria (1976). Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Lacon (1985). Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Monmouth; St. Andrew, Oquawka; and St. Patrick, Raritan (1997). While remaining Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Monmouth; St. Andrew, Oquawka; and St. Patrick, Raritan; to Administrator, St. Theresa, Alexis (2002). Available for assignment (2004).

Senior Priest Status (2009).

Monsignor Jerome Nguyen Ham

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Email:
nnham@crtelco.com
History:

Born: Quangtri, Vietnam
Birthday: August 16, 1939
Ordained: June 13, 1968 (in Vietnam)

Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart, Moline (1978). Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph, Marseilles (1979). Pastor of St. Mary, Ottawa (1982). Parochial Vicar of St. Anthony and St. Casimir, Streator (1994). Prelate of Honor (2000). Diocesan Consultor (2001). While remaining Pastor of St. Anthony, Streator, to Administrator of St. Stephen, Streator (2004). Pastor of St. Anthony, Streator (2005). Pastor of St. Francis of Assisi, Ottawa (2009).

Senior Priest Status (2011).

Father David C. Heinz

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Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: April 28, 1950
Ordained: May 21, 1977

Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1977). Parochial Vicar of St. Anne, East Moline (1979). Pastor of St. Thomas, Philo (1985). Pastor of St. Mary, Westville (1990). Pastor of St. Bernard, Peoria (1994). Vicar Forane of the Peoria SE Vicariate (1994). Pastor of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1998). Pastor of St Anthony, Bartonville (2002).

Senior Priest Status (2020).

Father Donald R. Henderson

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Email:
frdrhenderson@gmail.com
History:

Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: August 9, 1943
Ordained June 6, 1970

Rector of the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria (1970). Parochial Vicar of St. Philomena, Peoria (1973). Faculty at Academy of Our Lady/Spalding, Peoria (1974). Chaplain at Schlarman High School, Danville and part-time Assistant Pastor at St. Paul, Danville (1980). Parochial Vicar at St. Matthew, Champaign (1983). Pastoral Team Ministry at St. Vincent, Peoria (1985). Pastor at St. Paul, Danville (1988). Pastor at St. Theresa, Earlville (1991). Pastor at St. Anthony and St. Casimir, Streator (1992). Pastor at St. Mary, Delavan and St. Joseph, Hopedale (1993). Pastor at St. Anthony and Sts. Peter and Paul, Spring Valley (1995). Parochial Vicar at Holy Cross, Champaign (2000). Pastor at St. Mary, El Paso and St. Patrick, Minonk (2001). Parochial Vicar at St Matthew, Champaign (2002). Faculty at Peoria Notre Dame High School with residence at St. Jude, Peoria (2003). Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Champaign (2003). Administrator at St. Mark, Peoria (2005). Pastor at St. Philomena, Peoria (2006). Parochial Vicar at St. Philomena (2008). Parochial Vicar at St Vincent de Paul, Peoria (2011). Pastor at St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville (2013).  Parochial Vicar of Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria; Sacred Heart, Peoria; St. Bernard, Peoria; and St. Joseph, Peoria (2015).

Senior Priest Status (2016).

Monsignor Douglas J. Hennessy

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Born: Bloomington, Illinois
Birthday: February 21, 1938
Ordained July 14, 1963

Parochial Vicar of St. Paul, Macomb (1964). Graduate studies at Fordham University, New York (1967). Diocesan Director of Religious Education and Diocesan Director of Vocations (1968). Part-time Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Peoria (1970). In residence at St. Martin, Peoria (1976). Co-Pastor of St. Patrick, Urbana (1977). Staff of North American College, Rome (1986). Pastor of St. Paul, Danville (1991). Chaplain to His Holiness (2003). Pastor of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (2004).

Senior Priest Status (2013).

Father Robert Hoffmann

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Phone:
217-354-2521
History:

343 Hickory Ct. Oakwood, IL 61858

Born: St. Louis, Missouri
Birthday: June 14, 1930
Ordained: May 27, 1956

Parochial Vicar of St. John, Peoria (1956). Parochial Vicar of St. Paul, Odell; Faculty member and Athletic Director of St. Paul High School, Dwight; Chaplain of Veteran’s Hospital, Dwight (1959). Faculty of Alleman High School, Rock Island, part-time Assistant Pastor of St. Mary, Rock Island (1996). Assistant of St. John Chapel, Champaign (1967). Assistant of St. Bernard, Peoria (1969). Pastor of St. Patrick, Wapella; St. Mary, Downs (1970). Vicar Forane of the Lincoln Vicariate (1974). Co-Chaplain of Newman Foundation, Normal; Co-Pastor of St. Patrick, Danville (1978). Pastor of Holy Family, Danville (1985). Pastor of St. John, Clinton and St. Patrick, Wapella (1989).

Senior Priest Status and Pastor Emeritus (2000).

Father John C. Horton

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Born: Blue Island
Birthday: May 4, 1940
Ordained May 22, 1966

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception, Streator (1966). Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Lincoln (1973). Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Ottawa (1975). Pastor of St. Patrick, Havana, and Immaculate Conception, Manito (1977). Pastor of Our Lady of the Lake, Mahomet (1995).

Senior Priest Status (2010).

Father Duane C. Jack

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History:

Born: Moline, Illinois
Birthday: February 1, 1941
Ordained: May 21, 1967

Parochial Vicar of Visitation, Kewanee (1967). Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception, Monmouth (1973). Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Peoria (1973). Co-pastor of Sacred Heart, Moline (1976). Pastor of St. Maria Goretti, Coal Valley (1981). Vicar Forane of the Rock Island Vicariate (1981-1991). Pastor of St. Mary, Kewanee (1991). Vicar Forane of the Kewanee Vicariate (1996). Pastor of St. Patrick, Colona (2002)

Senior Priest Status (2013)

Father Kenneth L. Marchulones

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Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: February 24, 1940
Ordained: May 23, 1965
Deceased: July 29, 2022

Parochial Vicar of St. Mary, Westville (1965). Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph, Danville, and faculty at Schlarman Academy, Danville (1967). Principal of Schlarman Academy, Danville (1968). Principal of Marquette Academy, Ottawa (1974). Principal of Bergan High School, Peoria (1979). Pastor of St. Monica, East Peoria (1984). Senior Priest Status (2010).

Deceased: July 29, 2022.

Father Paul J. Meismer

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Born in Peoria, June 7, 1943. Ordained June 7, 1969. Parochial Vicar, St. Valentine, Peru, 1969. Adm., St. Patrick, Arlington, Sacred Heart, Dimmick, while remaining Parochial Vicarl, St. Valentine, Peru, 1976; Pastor, St. Mary, Delavan, and St. Joseph, Hopedale, 1979. Chaplain, Logan Correctional Center, Lincoln, 1979. Pastor, St. Patrick, Sheffield, 1985; St. Patrick, Sheffield and St. John, Cambridge, 1986-87; Pastor, St. Patrick, Sheffield, and St. Margaret, Wyanet, 1988; Imm. Conception, Spring Valley, 1998; Holy Trinity, Cherry and St. Patrick, Arlington, 2008.  Senior priest status (2011)

Father Thomas Mizeur

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Born: Rock Island, Illinois
Birthday: December 1, 1945
Ordained: June 9, 1973

Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1973). Co-chaplain of OSF St. Francis Hospital, Peoria (1980). Campus Minister at Bradley University, Peoria, and Illinois Central College, East Peoria (1983). Director of Pastoral Care at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria (1985). Chaplain of OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington (1998). Leave of absence (1999). In residence, St. Pius, Rock Island (1999). Parochial Vicar of St. Pius, Rock Island (2000). Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Lacon, St. Mary, Henry, and St. Joseph, Henry (2004). Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Lacon, St. John XXIII, Henry; Chaplain for Daughters of St. Francis of Assisi, Lacon; St. Joseph Nursing Home, Lacon (2014).

Senior Priest Status (2017).

Father Dennis H. O’Riley

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Phone:
(217) 446-5870
History:

6 Shorewood Drive South, Danville, IL 61832
Born in Chicago, April 9, 1931. Ordained August 2, 1959. Parochial Vicar, St. Columba, Ottawa, 1959; St. Malachy, Rantoul, 1964. Pastor, Sacred Heart, Farmer City, and St. John, Bellflower, 1971. Co-pastor, St. Patrick, Danville, 1974; Holy Family, Danville, 1978. Parochial Vicar, Holy Cross, Champaign, 1984, Pastor, St. Patrick, Tolono and St. Charles Borromeo, Homer, 1988. Senior priest status, 2001.

Father Michael Pakula

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Born: LaSalle, Illinois
Birthday: March 16, 1944
Ordained: September 9, 1973

Parochial Vicar of St. Pius, Rock Island (1973). Parochial Vicar of St. Monica, East Peoria (1978). Diocesan Marriage Tribunal (1978). Part-time Chaplain at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria (1988). Diocesan Marriage Tribunal (1991-1995). Pastor of St. Malachy, Geneseo (1995).

Senior Priest Status (2020).

Monsignor Ernest E. Pizzamiglio

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History:

Born: Chicago, Illinois
Birthday: November 5, 1933
Ordained: May 22, 1966

Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Peoria (1966). Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Champaign (1971). Parochial Vicar of Visitation, Kewanee, and Administrator of St. John, Galva (1973). Vicar Forane of the Kewanee Vicariate (1974). Pastor of St. Patrick, Elkhart, St. Thomas, Mt. Pulaski, and St. John, Middletown (1976). Pastor of St. Mary, DePue (1981). Pastor of St. Edward, Chillicothe (1985). Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg (1990). Vicar Forane of the Monmouth Vicariate (1990). While remaining Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg, Administrator of St. Aloysius, Wataga (2002). Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg, and St. Aloysius, Wataga (2006). Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary and Chaplain to His Holiness (2009).

Senior Priest Status (2018).

Father Ted Pracz

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History:

Born:
Birthday: August 7, 1937
Ordained: April 23, 1966

Faculty at Schlarman Academy, Danville (1966). Pastor of St. Anthony, Hoopeston (1982). Pastor of Holy Family, Danville (1992). Vicar Forane of the Danville Vicariate (1996). While remaining Pastor, Holy Family, Danville; Administrator, St. Paul, Danville (2005). Pastor of Holy Family, Danville (2005).

Senior Priest Status (2013).

Monsignor Richard A. Pricco

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Email:
rap@macomb.com
History:

Born: Spring Valley, Illinois
Birthday: February 22, 1937
Ordained: June 3, 1962

Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Champaign (1962). Diocesan Consultor (1974). Pastor of St. Paul, Macomb (1977). Vicar Forane of the Macomb Vicariate (1991). Chaplain to His Holiness (2003). While remaining Pastor of St. Paul’s, Macomb; Administrator of St. Rose, Rushville (2006).

Senior Priest Status (2017).

Monsignor James K. Ramer

Location(s):
Phone:
217-586-5153
History:

Born: Monmouth, Illinois
Birthday: July 11, 1945
Ordained: May 24, 1986

Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1986). Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Champaign (1989). Parochial Vicar of St. Pius, Rock Island (1990). Pastor of St. Joseph, Pesotum, St. Mary, Pesotum (1991). Pastor of St. Thomas, Philo, and Immaculate Conception, Bongard (1992). Pastor of St. Mary, Rock Island (1996). Pastor of St. Louis, Princeton (2001). While remaining Pastor of St. Louis, Princeton; Administrator of St. Mary, Tiskilwa (2002). Pastor of St. Anne, East Moline (2003). While remaining Pastor of St. Anne, East Moline; Administrator of St. Mary, East Moline (2004). Pastor of St. Anne, East Moline (2005). Pastor of St. Anne, East Moline, St. Mary, East Moline; Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis (2007). Chaplain to His Holiness (2007). Pastor of St. Thomas, Philo, Immaculate Conception, Bongard, St. Joseph, Pesotum, and St. Mary, Pesotum (2008). Pastor of Our Lady of the Lake, Mahomet (2010).

Senior Priest Status (2017).

Father George F. Remm

Location(s):
Phone:
217-840-9068
History:

PO Box 6136 Champaign IL 61826
Born in Peoria, July 23, 1934. Ordained May 29, 1960. Parochial Vicar, Holy Trinity, Bloomington, 1960. In residence, Sacre Coeur, Creve Coeur, 1969. Director, Office of Christian Worship, 1969-1976. Parochial Vicar, St. Mark, Peoria, 1971. Master of Ceremonies to the Bishop, 1972-76. Pastor, Visitation and St. Joseph, Kewanee, 1976; St. Mary, Kewanee, 1982; St. Patrick, Urbana, 1986. Senior priest status and pator emeritus, 2004.

Father James E. Rickey

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History:

Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: June 25, 1943
Ordained: June 7, 1969

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg (1969). Administrator of St. Rose, Rushville; Parochial Vicar of St. Paul, Macomb, and Chaplain of St. Francis Newman Center, Macomb (1974). Pastor of St. Patrick, Raritan; while remaining chaplain, St. Francis Newman Center, Macomb, 1989. Chaplain, St. Francis Newman Center, Macomb, 1991. Sabbatical, 1993. Pastor, St. Patrick’s, Dwight, 1994. While remaining at Dwight, adm., Sacred Heart, Campus, 1996. Pastor, St. Patrick’s, Dwight, 1998.

Senior Priest Status (2013).

Father Patrick M. Riordan

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Born: Streator, Illinois
Birthday: February 10, 1947
Ordained: December 22, 1990

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception, Monmouth, St. Andrew, Oquawka, and St. Patrick, Raritan (1990). Pastor and Principal of Sacre Coeur, Creve Coeur (1993). Pastor of St. Mary, Westville (1994). Pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis (1996). Leave of absence (1999). Parochial Vicar of St. Anthony, Streator, and Chaplain of St. Mary Hospital, Streator (2000). Administrator of Immaculate Conception, Streator (2002). Pastor of St. Mary, Kickapoo (2002). Pastor of St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville (2009). Pastor of St. Patrick, Tolono, St. Joseph, Ivesdale (2013).

Senior Priest Status (2017).

Father David F. Roche

Location(s):
Phone:
815-842-2891
History:

728 E. Water Street Pontiac IL 61764
Born in Peoria, Nov. 30, 1932. Ordained June 1, 1958. Parochial Vicar, Sacred Heart, Moline, 1958; St. Mary, Westville, 1958; Imm. Conception, Spring Valley, 1965; St. Patrick, Washington, 1969. Chaplain, St. Margaret Hospital, Spring Valley, 1970. Pastor, St. Mary, Delavan, and St. Joseph, Hopedale, 1971. Chaplain, Mercy Hospital, Urbana, 1973. Co-pastor, St. Patrick, Urbana, 1981. On leave, 1981. Adminstrator, Sacred Heart, Farmer City, and St. John, Bellflower, 1982. Leave of absence, 1983. In residence, St. Bernard, Peoria, 1984. Pastor, St. Mary, Princeville, 1985. Chaplain, St. James Hospital, Pontiac, 1991. Senior priest status, 2003.

Monsignor Steven P. Rohlfs, P.A.

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Email:
msgrr@aol.com
Education:

STD

History:

Born: Lincoln, Illinois
Birthday: June 17, 1950
Ordained: May 22, 1976

Parochial Vicar of St. Bernard, Peoria (1976). Chaplain and Director of Religious Education for Bergan High School, Peoria (1978). Associate Director of Vocations (1983). Doctoral Studies in Rome (1986). Vice-Chancellor, Vocations Director, Director of Propagation of the Faith (1987). Rector of Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria (1987), and Pastor of St. Peter, Peoria(1987-1992). Pastor of St. Philomena, Peoria (1993). Prelate of Honor (1993). Censor Librorum (1993). Vicar Forane of the Peoria NE Vicariate (1994). Episcopal Vicar for Healthcare (1994). Knight Commander of the Holy Sepulchre (1997). Vicar General, Moderator of the Curia, and Chancellor (1999). Knight of Constantinian Order (2000). Diocesan Administrator (2001). Reappointed Vicar General, Moderator of the Curia and Chancellor, as well as Director, Propagation of the Faith, Holy Childhood Association, Mission Coordinator, and Director of Cemeteries (2002). While remaining Vicar General; from Chancellor and Moderator of the Curia; Administrator of St. Vincent de Paul, Peoria (2004). Rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary (2005). Rector emeritus assisting with special direction at St. Paul Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota (2015).

Senior Priest Status (2020).

Father Tom Royer

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History:

Born in Canton, Jan. 27, 1935. Ordained May 29, 1960. Parochial Vicar, Holy Family, Peoria, 1960; St. Paul, Danville, 1966; St. Matthew, Champaign, 1970. Chaplain, Mercy Hospital, Urbana, 1971. Parochial Vicar, St. Edward, Chillicothe, 1972. Director, Office of Communications, 1972. Pastor, St. Mary, Champaign, 1973; St. Joseph, Ivesdale, while remaining Pastor at Champaign, 1989. Pastor, St. Mary, Champaign, and St. Boniface, Seymour, 2001. Pastor, St. Mary, Champaign, 2005.  Senior priest status (2011)

Father Michael R. Schaab

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History:

Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: March 7, 1944
Ordained: May 22, 1971

Parochial Vicar of St. Malachy, Rantoul (1971). Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1972). Leave for study (1977). Director of Religious Education (1979). Pastor of St. Mary, Downs, and St. Patrick, Merna (1985). Leave for teaching (1991). Pastor of Mary, Our Lady of Peace, Orion (1996). While remaining Pastor of Our Lady of Peace, Orion; Administrator of St. Maria Goretti, Coal Valley (2002). Pastor of St. Pius X, Rock Island (2005).

Senior Priest Status (2014).

Father Robert G. Schladen

Location(s):
Phone:
309-453-9398
History:

PO Box 6105 Peoria IL 61601-6105
Born in Cissna Park, May 8, 1933. Ordained August 2, 1959. Parochial Vicar, St. Mary, Peoria, 1959. Director, Catholic Youth Center, Peoria 1966. Parochial Vicar, St. Patrick, Danville and faculty, Schlarman High School, Danville, 1967. Parochial Vicar, St. Patrick, Danville, 1970. Pastor, St. Maria Goretti, Coal Valley, 1972. Member of the Rock Island-Milan Cooperative Ministry, co-pator, St. Pius X, Rock Island, 1976. Coordinator, Ministry to Priests, 1978. Co-Director, Communications/Evangelization Office, 1981. Executive Director, Diocesan Personnel Board, 1983. Pastor, St. Mark, Peoria, 1990. Available for assignment, 1998. Senior priest status, 2003.

Monsignor Paul E. Showalter, P.A.

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History:

Born: Rock Island, Illinois
Birthday: October 7, 1940
Ordained: May 22, 1966

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception, Monmouth (1966). Chaplain of Central Catholic High School, Bloomington (1973). In residence at Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1973). St. Patrick, Wapella (1975). Pastor of Sts. Peter & Paul, Nauvoo, and Sacred Heart, Dallas City (1980). Pastor of St. Mary, Rock Island (1992). Pastor of St. Pius, Rock Island (1996). Vicar of the Rock Island Vicariate (1996). Knight of the Holy Sepulchre (1997). Prelate of Honor (2000). Vicar General of the Diocese (2004). While remaining Vicar General of the Diocese of Peoria to Administrator, St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Peoria (2005). While remaining Vicar General to Pastor of St. Bernard, Peoria (2006). While remaining Vicar General and Pastor of St. Bernard, Peoria, to Pastor of St. Peter, Peoria and Rector, Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria (2008). Vicar General (2011).

Senior Priest Status (2018).

Father Thomas E. Taylor

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History:

Born: Wroughton, England
Birthday: September 22, 1952
Ordained: May 28, 1983

Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross, Mendota (1983). Parochial Vicar of Epiphany, Normal (1986). Chaplain of the United States Air Force (1988). Pastor of St. John, Woodhull and St. John, Galva (1992). Parochial Vicar at Holy Family, Lincoln (1993). Pastor of St. John, Bradford (1996.). Leave of absence (1997). Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Lincoln, St. Mary, Atlanta; and Chaplain of the Lincoln Correctional Center (1998). Parochial Vicar of St. Thomas the Apostle, Peoria Heights (2004). Parochial Vicar at St. Vincent De Paul, Peoria (2016).

Senior Priest Status (2022).

Monsignor Dale L. Wellman

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History:

Born: Quincy, Illinois
Birthday: November 10, 1938
Ordained: May 31, 1964

Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg (1964). Parochial Vicar of St. John, Peoria and Vicar of Education (1968). Vicar Adjutor of St. Anthony, Bartonville (1969). Chaplain at Peoria State Hospital (1969). Administrator of St. Anthony, Bartonville (1972). Pastor of St. Anthony, Bartonville (1974). Moderator for DCCW (1974). Pastor of St. Patrick, LaSalle (1983). Pastor of St. Ambrose, Milan (1990). Prelate of Honor (1993). Pastor of Sacred Heart, Moline (2001). Vicar Forane of the Rock Island Vicariate (2004).

Senior Priest Status (2014).

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