Father Joseph P. Donton
Born: Florissant, Missouri
Birthday: September 11, 1965
Ordained: May 25, 1991
Parochial Vicar of Holy Family, Lincoln; and Chaplain, Lincoln Correctional Center (1991). Parochial Vicar of St. Thomas the Apostle, Peoria Heights (1992). Administrative Assistant to Bishop Myers and Vice-Chancellor (1994). Rector of the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria; Director of Vocations (1997). Vicar Forane of the Peoria SW Vicariate (2001). Pastor of St. Patrick, Washington (2003). While remaining Pastor of St. Patrick, Washington; Administrator of St. Luke, Eureka (2006). While remaining Pastor of St. Patrick, Washington; Pastor of St. Luke, Eureka (2007). Pastor of St. Patrick, Ottawa and part-time teacher at Marquette Academy, Ottawa. Pastor of St. Malachy, Rantoul and St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Thomasboro (2013).
Current assignment: Pastor of Holy Cross, Champaign (2017).