"Be My Priest"

Fr. Chase Hilgenbrinck - Priest of the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois

In 2008, professional soccer player and new seminarian Chase Hilgenbrinck gave his testimony during an interview on Fox News.

In 2013, during his last year of formation for the priesthood, Deacon Chase Hilgenbrinck gave another testimony, along with his parents, Mike and Kim.

On May 26th, 2014, the Bishop of Peoria, Most Reverend Daniel R. Jenky, C.S.C., ordained Dcn. Chase Hilgenbrinck and three of his brother deacons to the priesthood. Here, newly ordained Fr. Chase and his confreres are anointed with sacred chrism in the palms of their hands.