Msgr. Mack succeeds Msgr. Pizzamiglio as vicar of the Galesburg Vicariate
Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, has appointed Msgr. Thomas Mack as vicar of the Galesburg Vicariate.
Msgr. Mack succeeds Msgr. Ernest Pizzamiglio, longtime pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Galesburg, who had served as vicar of the region for 28 years prior to his move to senior status this month.
Since 2012, Msgr. Mack has served as pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, Monmouth; St. Theresa, Alexis; St. Patrick, Raritan; and as chaplain of St. Augustine Newman Center at Monmouth College. He is also diocesan episcopal vicar for rural life.
The Diocese of Peoria is divided into 12 vicariates, or geographic regions, to assist the bishop in better providing for the pastoral care and unique needs of local faith communities. The Galesburg Vicariate includes the parishes of Corpus Christi, Immaculate Heart of Mary, and St. Patrick in Galesburg; Sacred Heart, Abingdon; St. Catherine, Aledo; St. Anthony, Matherville; Immaculate Conception, Monmouth; St. Patrick, Raritan; St. John, Viola; and St. Aloysius, Wataga.
Other vicariates in the Diocese of Peoria include Bloomington-Lincoln, Champaign, Danville, Kewanee, LaSalle, Macomb, Ottawa, Pekin, Peoria, Pontiac, and Rock Island.