Monsignor Gerald T. Ward
Born: Peoria, Illinois
Birthday: February 23, 1953
Ordained: May 26, 1979
Parochial Vicar of St. Ambrose, Milan (1979). Parochial Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bloomington (1982). Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew, Champaign (1985). Pastor of St. Patrick, Elkhart; St. Thomas, Mt. Pulaski; St. John, Middletown; Chaplain of Logan Correctional Center, Lincoln (1988). Vicar Forane of the Lincoln Vicariate (1989-1991). Pastor of St. Patrick of Merna, Bloomington (1991). While remaining Pastor of St. Patrick of Merna, Bloomington; Administrator of St. Mary, Downs (1996-2004). While remaining Pastor of St. Patrick of Merna, Bloomington; from Administrator to Pastor of St. Mary, Downs (2008).
Current assignment: Pastor of Blessed Sacrament, Morton (2014).