Msgr. Leo Enlow
Msgr. Leo Enlow was born May 2, 1949 and grew up in Springfield, where he was a member of Blessed Sacrament Parish. He was ordained on May 31, 1975. His first assignment after ordination was at Our Savior Church in Jacksonville. He then served at St. Sebastian in Waverly and Holy Rosary Church in Palmyra before being assigned to St. Anthony Church in Effingham where he served from 1989-2011. Father Leo joined St. Peter Parish in January 2011. Fr. Leo enjoys sitting in his patio area, grilling, playing golf, and watching sports. Fr. Leo is very involved at Quincy Notre Dame and loves watching all of their sports teams.
Fr. Donovan returns as Parochial Vicar, having previously served at St. Peter’s following his ordination in 2005, until 2008. In recent years, he has served at Ss. Mary and Joseph Church in Carlinvillle, St. Raymond Church in Raymond, St. Aloysius Church in Springfield, and as a chaplain to the Illinois Air National Guard in Peoria and as a chaplain to the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George in Alton. He grew up in Decatur and attended Catholic schools as a member of St. Patrick Church. After graduating from college, he worked as a research and development chemist in Decatur, and while in the seminary, moonlighted as a RSPGT (sleep lab tech) during summers and breaks. In addition to seminary training, he earned graduate degrees in Biological Sciences and in Business Administration and a certificate in Spiritual Direction. Fr. Tom holds a commercial pilot certificate, was once an accomplished organist, and more than likely has several IT projects going on at any one time.
Diretor of Religious Education
Sr. Alicia Drone
Sr. Alicia was born October 9, 1938, the second of eight children of “Bud and Sally”. She and her three brothers and four sisters were raised on a farm in Ridgway, Illinois, the “popcorn capital of the world”. She and one of her sisters are fifty years plus members of Adorers of the Blood of Christ. Sr. Alicia earned a BS in History and an MA in Religious Studies (Scripture) from St. Louis University. Among her ministries he has been an elementary school teacher for 25 years in Missouri and Illinois; vocation councilor, then director of personnel for her religious community; DRE in Ava, Raddle and Willisville in Illinois, in San Antonio, Texas, and Coordinator of Faith Formation in Effingham, Illinois. For 15 years she was very active in TEC in the Belleville Diocese and 10 years in REC (a TEC adaptation for prison residents) and RCIA in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Sr. Alicia enjoys cooking, baking, reading, needle work and crossword puzzles. Her favorite seasons are fall, winter, spring and summer.
Deacon Mr. Robert Lundberg
Bob Lundberg is our Deacon. He was ordained June 16, 2012. He has been assigned here since 2010 and previously at St. Francis for 2 years. He was ordained as a permanent Deacon on June 16, 2012. Bob and his wife, Mary Ann, live in Maywood, MO. They have 4 grown sons, 7 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Bob farms in the Taylor, MO bottoms.
Mrs. Cindy Venvertloh
Cindy Venvertloh attended grade school in Quincy at St. Anthony School. She graduated from Quincy Notre Dame. She furthered her education by attending Quincy College receiving a B.S. degree in Elementary Education and a Masters in Educational Administration from Quincy University. Mrs. Venvertloh began her teaching career at St. Anthony School. She taught a combined 7th and 8th grade class during her first year of teaching. She taught 80% of the school day while the principal taught 20% of the time. Her second year of teaching was in a full time position as the 3rd & 4th grade teacher. The following year presented a full time opening for 5th/6th grade teaching all subjects with the exception of writing. In addition to teaching 5th & 6th grade she also taught Math to grades 7th and 8th. During her 8th year Mrs. Venvertloh was offered the position as the principal of St. Anthony School. She served in this position for four years until the school’s closure due to the consolidation of Quincy Catholic Schools in May of 2005. She came to St. Peter School in July of 2005 in a newly appointed position as Assistant Principal. Mrs. Venvertloh is married to Andy. He works for the Adams County Highway Department. Mr. and Mrs. Venvertloh were not blessed with children of their own but they do have 8 wonderful nieces and nephews. Mrs. Venvertloh has 2 pets, a Siberian Husky – Kai and a cat named Max. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, traveling when she can get away.
Finance Officer & HR
Mrs. Nancy Boone
Nancy J. Boone is our Business Manager and Human Resource Person. She has been here since 2005 and previous worked at our neighboring parish, St. Anthony for 16 1/2 years. Nancy and her husband, Tom have 2 children: Kayla and Curtis. She does the accounting for the parish and school. Nancy’s duties include: payroll, accounts payable & receivable, personnel records, health care, diocesan requirements, etc. and any other wonderful things Fr. Leo can think up for her to do!
Mrs. Kathy Harman
Kathy Harman has been a member of St. Peter Church since 1979. She attended St Boniface Grade School and Quincy Notre Dame. She graduated from St. John’s School of Nursing in Springfield, IL and earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Quincy College. Mrs. Harman began her nursing career at St Mary’s hospital in Quincy, where she worked as a staff nurse. She now joins the Staff of St Peters after working for 32 years at Quincy Medical Group where she was the Executive Director of Clinical Services. Kathy is married to Dave. They are the parents of Kelly (Matt) Kelsey and Sara Harman, both of St. Louis. Kelly and Sara attended St Peter Grade School. She has one grandson, Benjamin Kelsey.
Mrs. Carolyn Tipton
Carolyn Tipton joined the St. Peter Staff on May 8, 2013. A member of St. Peter Parish since 1989, Carolyn comes to work for St. Peter after 15 years in the Information Systems department at Blessing Hospital. She and her husband Dan have a daughter Kayla, who is attending SIU-Edwardsville, and a son Brett, who is attending QND.
Mrs. Monica Scholz