Father Steven Bird
Born in Carlisle, PA, on Oct. 27, 1964 Ordained May 27, 2000 Parochial Vicar, Holy Family, Lincoln, St. Mary’s Mission, Atlanta, and St. Columba’s Mission, Mason City, 2000; Graduate studies North American College, 2000; Parochial Vicar, Sacred Heart, Moline, 2001; Holy Cross, Mendota and Sts. Peter & Paul, Peterstown, 2003; While remaining Parochial Vicar at Mendota and Peterstown, to Parochial Vicar, St. Theresa, Earlville, 2004; Admin. St. Francis of Assisi, Kewanee and Hispanic Ministry, Kewanee, 2005, Pastor St. Francis and Hispanic Ministry, Kewanee, 2007; Released for work outside the Diocese 2009; Pastor, St. Malachy Church, Rantoul 2010; Pastor St. Patrick’s, Colona and assisting with Spanish Masses in Kewanee 2013;
Pastor St. Mary of the Woods, Princeville 2015
Pastor Immaculate Conception, Lacon; St. John XXIII, Henry, chaplain daughters of St. Francis of Assisi, Lacon; St. Joseph Nursing Home, Lacon 2017.
Leave of Absence, 2017