Fr. Chester J. Przybylo

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Chicago, Diocese of Syracuse, Diocese of Allentown, Diocese of Madison, Diocese of Tarno (Poland)

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1976:  Ordained in the Diocese of Tarno in Poland
  • 1976-1977:  St. Stanislaus (Polish) – Utica, NY
  • 1977-1980:  St. Mary’s; Reading, PA
  • 1981-1987:  Not indexed in Directories
  • 1987-1991:  Five Holy Martyrs; Chicago, IL
  • 1991-1993:  Holy Innocents; Chicago, IL
  • 1994:  St. Michael’s; Dane, WI
  • 1996-2006:  Shrine of Christ the King – Pastor; Winfield, IL
  • Our Lady of the Rosary Shine; Whiting, IN


Ordained in Poland. Worked in Syracuse NY & Allentown PA. Sued in Chicago 2006; accused of abuse of boy ages 13-17 in 1987-91. Aux. Bishop allegedly was told at the time & rebuffed victim. Przybylo filed suit 3/20/07 against plaintiff, SNAP and alleging defamation of character. Diocese settled 12/08 w Plaintiff for $1.375M. Priest very upset re settlement; he denied all allegations. Chicago said never part of Diocese. Court dismissed suit against him 12/09. He filed suit against Plaintiff 1/10.


Daily Herald 1.30.10 (add’l article); Pryzbylo v. Galica et al, Cause No. 2010L001289, Circuit Court, Cook Co. IL 1.29.10; Courthouse News Service 2.2.10 (add’l article); CNN 3.16.10 (add’l article); Assignment RecordChicago Tribune 03.23.06; Herald News 03.23.06; Renew America 03.23.06; Naperville Sun 03.23.07; Chicago Breaking News 12.18.08; WAND 12.18.08; Chicago Sun Times 12.19.08; Fort Mill Times 12.19.08; WAND (AP) 12.19.08; Chicago Tribune 12.14.09; Chicago Breaking News 12.15.09; WBBM 12.15.09; WLS 12.17.09; Chicago Sun-Times 01.30.10; Chicago Tribune 01.31.10