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Clergy Appointments

Bishop Ronald A. Hicks has made the following appointments, which are effective on July 1, 2024
(unless otherwise noted). 

Clergy Appointments

(as of April 12, 2024)


  • Fr. J. Rodolphe Arty, CSC, in Solidum of Sts. Patrick and St. Paul, Joliet
  • Fr. John Balluff as Pastor of St. Isidore, Bloomingdale
  • Fr. Sunny Castillo as Pastor of St. Michael, Wheaton
  • Fr. Mark Cote as Pastor of St. Scholastica, Woodridge
  • Fr. Daniel Hoehn as Pastor of Sts. Joseph and St. Dennis, Lockport
  • Fr. John Hornicak as Parochial Administrator of St. Mary Magdalene, Joliet, and St. Joseph, Joliet (campuses open), St. Anthony, Joliet, and St. Bernard, Joliet (campuses closed)
  • Fr. Jerome Kish as Pastor of St. Petronille, Glen Ellyn
  • Fr. Michael Lane as Moderator in Solidum of St. Patrick, Joliet, St. Paul, Joliet, and St. Joseph, Rockdale, (campuses open), Sacred Heart, Joliet (campus closed), and St. Jude (campus closed)
  • Fr. Michael Magiera as Administrator of St. Joseph Mission, Rockdale
  • Fr. Thomas Milota as Pastor of St. Paul, Peotone, and St. Boniface, Monee
  • Fr. Clive Otieno as Pastor of St. Mary Nativity, Joliet, and the Mission of Holy Cross, Joliet

Special Assignments

  • Fr. Dennis Spies as Episcopal Vicar for Clergy of Diocese of Joliet