Pastors

The priests currently assigned as pastors of the three Naperville parishes who provided the funding to establish All Saints Catholic Academy (St. Margaret Mary, St. Elizabeth Seton, and St. Thomas the Apostle) provide the pastoral leadership of All Saints Catholic Academy.  They rotate a two-year term serving as Pastoral President in a role that is similar to the pastor of a single parish Catholic school.

 

Rev. Don E. McLaughlin, Pastoral President (St. Thomas the Apostle)

Father Don McLaughlin was ordained in 1981. Prior to being appointed Pastor of St. Thomas the Apostle in June 2012, Fr. Don has served as pastor of St. Michael Parish in Wheaton (11 years) and St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Bensenville (8 years).  Fr. Don is the Pastoral President of All Saints for the School Years 2015 – 2016 and 2016 – 2017.

 

Rev. Paul Hottinger (St. Margaret Mary)

Father Paul Hottinger was ordained in 1975.  Prior to being appointed Pastor of St. Margaret Mary in June 2007, Fr. Paul has served as pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Downers Grove (10 years) and St. Francis Parish in Bolingbrook (6 years).

 

Rev. Scott Huggins (St. Elizabeth Seton)

Father Scott Huggins was ordained in 2001. Prior to being appointed Pastor of St. Elizabeth Seton in July 2016, Fr. Scott served as pastor of Visitation Parish in Elmhurst (6 years) and St. Mary in Paxton/St. Joseph Mission in Loda (3 years.)

 

Assisting the School in Pastoral Ministry

Rev. William J. O'Shea ("Father Bill")

As pastor of St. Margaret Mary, Father Bill was instrumental in the establishment of All Saints Catholic Academy.  Fr. Bill was ordained in1963 and has served at parishes throughout the Diocese.  Father Bill retired as pastor of St. Margaret Mary in June, 2007. Now living in Chicago, Fr. Bill frequently visits classrooms augmenting religious instruction and faith formation provided by our teachers.

 

Rev. Dennis Lewandowski, pastor of Holy Spirit Catholic Community, Naperville, Rev. Hugh Fullmer, pastor of Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Aurora, and Rev. Andres Salinas, pastor of St. Nicholas in Aurora, as well as pastors and priests of any parish who have children attending All Saints are invited to preside at one of the weekly all school Masses and assist with reconciliation services.  Clergy are also encouraged to visit their parishioner students at any time and are welcome to participate in all the programs and activities at All Saints.