Fr. Gordon J. Pillon: Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor Have Been Admitted, Established or Determined to Be Credible

Fr. Gordon J. Pillon

Ordained: 1989

  • 1990-1991: Holy Family, Lincoln, IL (PEO)
  • 1992: Holy Cross, Mendota, IL (PEO)
  • 1993-1998: St. Anthony’s, Hoopeston, IL (PEO)
  • 1999-2009: St. Mary’s, Moline, IL (PEO)
  • 2010-2019: Unknown

In 2009, Fr. Jerry (Jerome) R. Pilon was accused of sexually abusing a child approximately 12 years earlier. Fr. Pilon was removed from ministry in the wake of the allegation. The Diocese of Peoria claimed that the abuse did not occur within the Diocese. Fr. Pilon is included in the Diocese of Peoria’s list of “Priests Removed from Ministry Due to Allegations of Abuse of a Minor.” His whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he has access to children are unknown.