Official Appointments
May 27, 2021
The Very Rev. Kenneth Anderson — to be Rector of the Cathedral of St. Peter, Rockford, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. William Antillon — to be Pastor of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, Maple Park, and SS. Peter and Paul Parish, Virgil, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Robert Blood — to be Spiritual Director for St. Edward Central Catholic High School, Elgin, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Matthew DeBlock  — to be Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish, Marengo, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Andrew Deitz — to be Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross Parish, Batavia, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. John Evans — to be Pastor of St. Patrick Parish, Dixon, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Darwin Flores — to be Parochial Administrator of St. Therese of Jesus Parish, Aurora, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Very Rev. Brian Grady — to be Pastor of St. Rita Parish, Rockford, and to be Vicar Forane for the Rockford Deanery, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Andrew Hernandez — to be Parochial Vicar of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Crystal Lake, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Very Rev. Robert Jones — to be Pastor of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Crystal Lake, and to be Vicar Forane for the McHenry Deanery, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Josue Lara — to be Pastor of St. Nicholas Parish, Aurora, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Joel Lopez — to be Parochial Vicar of St. Mary Parish, Galena, St. Michael Parish, Galena, and Holy Trinity Parish, Scales Mound, effective June 16, 2021. 
 
The Rev. John McNamara — to be Parochial Administrator of St. Catherine of Siena Parish, West Dundee and St. Mary Parish, Gilberts, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Rico Paril — to be Parochial Vicar of St. Mary Parish, Huntley, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Eliserio Palencia — to be Coordinator of Hispanic Ministry for the DeKalb Deanery, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Keith Romke — to be Pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Crystal Lake, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Andres Salinas — to be Parochial Administrator of St. Monica Parish, Carpentersville, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Akan Simon — to be Parochial Vicar of Holy Family Parish, Rockford, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Peter Snieg — to be Pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Freeport, and Vicar Forane for the Freeport Deanery, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Very Rev. Stephen St. Jules — to be Pastor of St. Katharine Drexel Parish, Sugar Grove, and Vicar Forane for the Aurora Deanery, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Jared Twenty — to be Parochial Administrator of Holy Cross Parish, Batavia, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Ariel Valencia — to be Parochial Vicar of Church of Holy Apostles Parish, McHenry, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. William Vallejo — to be Parochial Vicar of St. Monica Parish, Carpentersville, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Dennis Vargas — to be Parochial Administrator of St. Mary Parish, East Dubuque and Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Menominee, effective June 16, 2021.
 
The Rev. Charles Warren — to be Spiritual Director of Marian Central Catholic High School, Woodstock, effective June 16, 2021.
 
Given at the Chancery, May 24, 2021
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