Directory: Senior Status

Father Joseph W. Anderson

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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).

Father Richard L. Barclift

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Email:
stpt@mchsi.com
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Born: Waterloo, Iowa
Birthday: November 23, 1939
Ordained: May 22, 1966

Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph, Rock Island (1966). Parochial Vicar of Epiphany, Normal (1967). Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick, Lincoln (1971). Diocesan Vocation Team (1972). Diocesan Consultor (1974). Member of Rock Island-Milan Cooperative Ministry, Co-Pastor of St. Ambrose, Milan and St. Patrick, Andalusia (1976). Pastor of St. Ambrose, Milan and St. Patrick, Andalusia (1978). Diocesan Director of “Christ Renews His Parish” (1978). Pastor of St. Patrick, LaSalle (1990). Pastor of Christ the King, Moline (1994). Pastor of St. Patrick, Andalusia (1998).

Maritime Chaplain with the Apostleship of the Sea, Senior Priest Status (2009).

Monsignor Charles J. Beebe, P.A.

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cjbeebe@frontier.com
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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 for 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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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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Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: December 1, 1936
Ordained: May 31, 1964

Parochial Vicar of the Cathedral of Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria (1964). Pastor of St. Peter, Peoria (1987). Rector of the Cathedral of 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

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Birthday: November 7, 1938
Ordained: May 23, 1965

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

Senior Priest Status (2017).

Father Vien Van Do

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frsviendo@yahoo.com
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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

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246-3875 or 363-5389
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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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nnham@crtelco.com
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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 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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frdrhenderson@gmail.com
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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 at 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 at St. Mary Cathedral, 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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217-354-2521
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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 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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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 Rock Island Vicariate (1981-1991). Pastor of St. Mary, Kewanee (1991). Vicar Forane of Kewanee Vicariate (1996). Pastor of St. Patrick, Colona (2002)

Senior Priest Status (6/12/13).

Father Kenneth L. Marchulones

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Born in Peoria, Feb. 24, 1940. Ordained May 23, 1965. Parochial Vicar, St. Mary, Westville, 1965; St. Joseph, Danville, and faculty, Schlarman High School, Danville, 1967. Principal, Schlarman High School, Danville, 1968. Principal, Marquette High School, Ottawa, 1974. Principal, Bergan High School, Peoria, 1979. Pastor, St. Monica, East Peoria, 1984; Senior Status (2010)

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 in Rock Island, Dec. 1, 1945. Ordained June 9, 1973. Parochial Vicar, Holy Trinity, Bloomington, 1973. Co-chaplain, St. Francis Hospital, Peoria, 1980. Campus Minister, Bradley University, Peoria, and Illinois Central College, East Peoria, 1983. Dir., Pastoral Care, St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, 1985. Chaplain, St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, 1998. Leave of absence, 1999. In residence, St. Pius, Rock Island, 1999. Parochial Vicar, St. Pius, Rock Island, 2000. Pastor, Immaculate Conception, Lacon, St. Mary and St. Joseph, Henry, 2004.

Pastor Immaculate Conception, Lacon; St. John XXIII, Henry, chaplain daughters of St. Francis of Assisi, Lacon; St. Joseph Nursing Home, Lacon (2014)

Senior Status (2-2017)

Father Dennis H. O’Riley

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(217) 446-5870
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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.

Monsignor Ernest E. Pizzamiglio

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Born in Chicago, Nov. 5, 1933. Ordained May 22, 1966. Parochial Vicar, Holy Family, Peoria, 1966; Holy Cross, Champaign, 1971; Visitation, Kewanee, and adm., St. John, Galva, 1973. Vicar, Kewanee Vicariate, 1974. Pastor, St. Patrick, Elkhart, St. Thomas, Mt. Pulaski, and St. John, Middletown, 1976; St. Mary, DePue, 1981; St. Edward, Chillicothe, 1985; Imm. Heart of Mary, Galesburg, 1990. Vicar, Monmouth Vicariate, 1990, while remaining Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg, administrator St. Aloysius, Wataga 2002. Pastor, Imm. Heart of Mary, Galesburg, and St. Aloysius, Wataga, 2006.  Pastor Immaculate Heart of Mary and Chaplain to His Holiness (2009)

Senior Status June 2018

Father Ted Pracz

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Born Aug. 7, 1937. Ordained April 23, 1966. Faculty, Schlarman High School, Danville, 1966. Pastor, St. Anthony, Hoopeston, 1982; Holy Family, Danville, 1992. Vicar, Danville Vicariate, 1996. While remaining Pastor, Holy Family, Danville, to Administrator, St. Paul, Danville, 2005. Pastor, Holy Family, Danville, 2005. 6/12,2013 Senior Status

Monsignor Richard A. Pricco

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rap@macomb.com
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Born in Spring Valley, Feb. 22, 1937. Ordained June 3, 1962. Paraochial Vicar, Holy Cross, Champaign, 1962. Diocesan Consultor, 1974. Pastor, St. Paul, Macomb, 1977. Vicar, Macomb Vicariate, 1991. Chaplain to His Holiness, 2003. While remaining pastor, St. Paul’s, Macomb, to adm., St. Rose’s, Rushville, 2006.

Senior status, 2017.

Monsignor James K. Ramer

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217-586-5153
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Born in Monmouth, July 11, 1945. Ordained May 24, 1986. Parochial Vicar, Holy Trinity, Bloomington, 1986; Holy Cross, Champaign, 1989,; St. Pius, Rock Island, 1990. Pastor, St. Joseph and St. Mary, Pesotum, 1991; St. Thomas, Philo, and Immaculate Conception, Bongard, 1992; St. Mary, Rock Island, 1996; St. Louis, Princeton, 2001. While remaining Pastor at St. Louis, Princeton, to Administrator, St. Mary, Tiskilwa, 2002. Pastor, St. Anne, East Moline, 2003. While remaining Pastor, St. Anne, East Moline, to Administrator, St. Mary, East Moline, 2004. Pastor, St. Anne, East Moline, 2005. Pastor, St. Anne, E. Moline, St. Mary, E. Moline; Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis, 2007. Chaplain to His Holiness, 2007. Pastor, St. Thomas, Philo, Immaculate Conception, Bongard, St. Joseph and St. Mary, Pesotum, 2008; Pastor, Our Lady of the Lake, Mahomet (2010);

Senior Status 2017

Father George F. Remm

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217-840-9068
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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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Born in Peoria, June 25, 1943. Ordained June 7, 1969. Parochial Vicar, Imm. Heart of Mary, Galesburg, 1969. Adm., St. Rose, Rushville. Asst., St. Paul’s, Macomb, and chaplain, St. Francis Newman Center, Macomb, 1974. Pastor, St. Patrick’s, 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. 6/12/2013 Senior Status

Father Patrick M. Riordan

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Born in Streator, Feb. 10, 1947. Ordained Dec. 22, 1990. Parochial Vicar, Imm. Conception, Monmouth; St. Andrew, Oquawka, and St. Patrick, Raritan, 1990. Pastor/Principal, Sacre Coeur, Creve Coeur, 1993. Pastor, St. Mary, Westville, 1994; Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis,1996. Leave of absence, 1999. Parochial Vicar, St. Anthony, Streator, and Chaplain, St. Mary Hospital, Streator, 2000. Adm., Immaculate Conception, Streator, 2002. Pastor, St. Mary, Kickapoo, 2002; Pastor, St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville 2009.
Pastor St. Patrick, Tolono, St. Joseph, Ivesdale (2013);

Senior Status 2017

Father David F. Roche

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815-842-2891
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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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msgrr@aol.com
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STD

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Born in Lincoln, June 17, 1950. Ordained May 22, 1976. Parochial Vicar, St. Bernard, Peoria, 1976. Chaplain and Dir. of Religious Ed., Bergan High School, Peoria, 1978. Assoc. Dir. of Vocations, 1983. Doctoral studies in Rome, 1986. Vice-chancellor, Vocation dir., Dir. of Propagation of the Faith, 1987. Rector, St. Mary Cathedral, 1987, and pastor, St. Peter, Peoria, 1987-92, while remaining vice-chancellor, vocation director and director of Propagation of the Faith, 1990. Pastor, St. Philomena, Peoria, 1993. Prelate of Honor, 1993. Censor Librorum, 1993. Vicar, 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 o fConstantinian Order, 2000. Named Diocesan Administrator 2001. Reappointed Vicar General, Moderator of the Curia and Chancellor, as well as Director, Propogation of the Faith, Holy Childhood Association, Mission Coordinator, and Director of Cemetaries, 2002. While remaining Vicar General, from chancellor and moderator of the curia, to administrator, St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Peoria, 2004. Rector, Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, 2005.

Rector emeritus, assisting with special direction, St. Paul Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota (2015)

Senior Status 2020

Father Tom Royer

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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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Born in Peoria, March 7, 1944. Ordained May 22, 1971. Parochial Vicar, St. Malachy, Rantoul, 1971; Holy Trinity, Bloomington, 1972. Leave for study, 1977. Director, Religious Education, 1979. Pastor, St. Mary, Downs, and St. Patrick, Merna, 1985. Leave for teaching, 1991. Pastor, Mary, Our Lady of Peace, Orion, 1996. While remaining Pastor, Our Lady of Peace, Orion, to Administrator, St. Maria Goretti, Coal Valley, 2002. Pastor, St. Pius X, Rock Island, 2005.
Senior Status 2014

Father Robert G. Schladen

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309-453-9398
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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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Born in Rock Island, Oct. 7, 1940. Ordained May 22, 1966. Parochial Vicar, Immaculate Conception, Monmouth, 1966. Chaplain, Central Catholic High School, Bloomington, 1973. In residence, Holy Trinity, Bloomington, 1973. St. Patrick, Wapella, 1975. Pastor, Sts. Peter & Paul, Nauvoo, and Sacred Heart, Dallas City, 1980; St. Mary, Rock Island, 1992; St. Pius, Rock Island, 1996. Vicar, 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, St. Bernard, Peoria, 2006. While remaining Vicar General and pastor, St. Bernard, Peoria, to pastor, St. Peter, Peoria and Rector, St. Mary Cathedral, Peoria, 2008. Vicar General 2011.

Senior Status 2018

Father Thomas E. Taylor

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Born in Wroughton, England on September 22, 1952. Ordained on May 28, 1983.
Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross in Mendota (1983). Parochial Vicar of Epiphany in Normal (1986). Chaplain of the United States Air Force (1988). Pastor of St. John in Woodhull and St. John in Galva (1992). Parochial Vicar at Holy Family in Lincoln (1993). Pastor of St. John in Bradford (1996.). Leave of absence (1997). Parochial Vicar of Holy Family in Lincoln, St. Mary in Atlanta, and chaplain of the Lincoln Correctional Center (1998). Parochial Vicar at St. Thomas the Apostle in Peoria Heights (2004). Parochial Vicar at St. Vincent De Paul in Peoria (2016).

Senior Status 6/15/22

Monsignor Dale L. Wellman

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Born in Quincy on November 10, 1938.
Ordained on May 31, 1964.
Parochial Vicar at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Galesburg (1964). Parochial Vicar at St. John in Peoria and Vicar of Education (1968). Vicar Adjutor of St. Anthony in Bartonville (1969). Chaplain at Peoria State Hospital (1969). Administrator at St. Anthony in Bartonville (1972). Pastor at St. Anthony in Bartonville (1974). Moderator for DCCW (1974). Pastor at St. Patrick in LaSalle (1983). Pastor at St. Ambrose in Milan (1990). Prelate of Honor (1993). Pastor at Sacred Heart in Moline (2001). Vicar of Rock Island Vicariate (2004).
Senior Status (2014).

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