Clergy appointments effective June 15

Bishop Tylka's coat of arms.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Following is the full list of clergy appointments made by Bishop Louis Tylka. All are effective at noon on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. For a story on the assignments, click here.

TO SENIOR STATUS

Father Thomas Taylor, from parochial vicar, St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Peoria, to senior status

Father Vien Van Do, from administrator, St. Mary Parish, Metamora, and St. Mary of Lourdes Parish, Germantown Hills, to senior status

OTHER ASSIGNMENTS

Father Joseph Baker, while remaining pastor of St. Ambrose Parish, Milan, and St. Patrick Parish, Andalusia, to chaplain, Alleman High School, Rock Island

Father Eric Bolek, from parochial vicar, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sacred Heart Parish, St. Bernard Parish, and St. Joseph Church, all in Peoria, to administrator, St. Mary of Lourdes Parish, Germantown Hills

Father Bruno Byomuhangi, from parochial vicar, St. Columba Parish, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, and St. Patrick Parish, all in Ottawa, to parochial vicar, Holy Family Parish, Peoria

Father Anthony Co, while remaining pastor of St. Patrick Parish, Urbana, to pastor, St. Mary Parish, Champaign

Father Julio Faes, from parochial vicar, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sacred Heart Parish, and St. Bernard Parish, all in Peoria, to parochial vicar, St. Patrick Parish, Urbana, and St. Mary Parish, Champaign

Father Thomas Gibson, from pastor, St. Anthony Parish, Hoopeston, and the chaplain team of Schlarman Academy, Danville, to parochial vicar, St. Mary Parish, Bloomington

Father Fredi Gomez Torres, from pastor, St. Mary Parish, Champaign; St. Joseph Parish, Ivesdale; and St. Patrick Parish, Tolono, to assistant chaplain, OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria

Father Sixmund Nyabenda Henry, from parochial vicar, St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Peoria, to administrator, St. Joseph Parish, Marseilles, and St. Mary of the Field Parish, Grand Ridge

Father Matthew Hoelscher, from parochial vicar, Corpus Christi Parish, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, and St. Patrick Parish, all in Galesburg, and Sacred Heart Parish, Abingdon, to assistant chaplain, St. John’s Catholic Newman Center, University of Illinois, Champaign

Father Ghislain Inai, SMA, from parochial vicar, St. Patrick Parish, Seneca; St. Joseph Parish, Marseilles; St. Patrick Parish, Ransom; and St. Mary of the Field Parish, Grand Ridge, to parochial vicar, Corpus Christi Parish, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, and St. Patrick Parish, all in Galesburg, and Sacred Heart Parish, Abingdon

Father Gregory Jozefiak, from in residence at St. Mary of Lourdes Church, Germantown Hills, to pastor, Holy Family Parish, Peoria

Father David Kipfer, from pastor, St. Columba Parish, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, and St. Patrick Parish, all in Ottawa, and St. Mary Shrine, Naplate, to pastor, St. Mary Parish, Metamora

Father Eric Koami Kpotor, SMA, while remaining parochial vicar, Christ the King Parish, Moline, to assistant chaplain, Alleman High School, Rock Island

Father Corey Krengiel, while remaining chaplain, Peoria Notre Dame High School, from administrator, St. Mary of the Woods Parish, Princeville, to pastor, St. Mary of the Woods Parish, Princeville

Father Steven Loftus, while remaining pastor of Holy Family Parish, Danville, to pastor, St. Anthony Parish, Hoopeston

Father Ryan Mattingly, while remaining chaplain/director, Salve Regina Newman Center, Eureka College, from administrator, St. Luke Parish, Eureka, and St. Joseph Parish, Roanoke, to pastor, St. Luke Parish, Eureka, and St. Joseph Parish, Roanoke

Msgr. Mark Merdian, while remaining episcopal vicar for health care, from pastor, St. Pius X Parish, Rock Island; vicar forane, Rock Island Vicariate; and principal, Alleman High School, Rock Island, to pastor, St. Columba Parish, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, and St. Patrick Parish, all in Ottawa, and St. Mary Shrine, Naplate

Father Alexander Millar, from pastor, St. Patrick Parish, Seneca; St. Joseph Parish, Marseilles; St. Patrick Parish, Ransom; and St. Mary of the Field Parish, Grand Ridge, to assistant chaplain, St. John’s Catholic Newman Center, University of Illinois, Champaign

Father Ignatius Mulenda, from parochial vicar, St. Paul Parish, Macomb, to parochial vicar, Holy Family Parish, Danville, and St. Anthony Parish, Hoopeston

Father Patrick O’Neal, from pastor, St. Bernard Parish, Bushnell, and St. Augustine Parish, St. Augustine, to pastor, St. Joseph Parish, Ivesdale, and St. Patrick Parish, Tolono

Father James Owusu-Yeboah, from administrator, St. John the Baptist Parish, Clinton; Sacred Heart Parish, Farmer City; and St. John the Baptist Church, Bellflower, to pastor, St. John the Baptist Parish, Clinton; Sacred Heart Parish, Farmer City; and St. John the Baptist Church, Bellflower

Father James Pankiewicz, from administrator, St. Mary Parish, Kickapoo, and St. Patrick Parish, Elmwood, to pastor, St. Mary Parish, Kickapoo, and St. Patrick Parish, Elmwood

Father Eugene Radosevich, from assistant chaplain, OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, to pastor, St. Bernard Parish, Bushnell, and St. Augustine Parish, St. Augustine

Father Donald Roszkowski, while remaining assistant chaplain, OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, to chaplain, The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis Motherhouse, East Peoria

Father Fabián Cabarcas Rúa, from parochial vicar, St. Mary Parish, Bloomington, to parochial vicar, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sacred Heart Parish, St. Bernard Parish, and St. Joseph Church, all in Peoria

Father Bowan Schmitt, from pastor, St. Paul Parish, Danville, and vicar forane, Danville Vicariate, to pastor, St. Patrick Parish, Seneca, and St. Patrick Parish, Ransom

Father Luke Spannagel, from pastor, St. Mary Parish, Rock Island, and Sacred Heart Parish, Rock Island, to special assignment within the Diocese of Peoria and parochial vicar, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sacred Heart Parish, St. Bernard Parish, and St. Joseph Church, all in Peoria, with residence at St. Philomena Parish, Peoria

Father Thomas Szydlik, from parochial vicar, Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Nauvoo; Sacred Heart Parish, Dallas City; Immaculate Conception Parish, Carthage; Sacred Heart Parish, Warsaw; and St. Mary Parish, Hamilton, to administrator, St. Paul Parish, Danville, and chaplain, Schlarman Academy, Danville

Father Nicolas Wilson, from parochial vicar, St. Pius X Parish, Rock Island, to parochial vicar, St. Columba Parish, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, and St. Patrick Parish, all in Ottawa, and St. Mary Shrine, Naplate

 

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