Fr. Gregory Podwysocki was born in Poland as the oldest of five siblings. He entered the local seminary in Poland in 2001 and subsequently transferred to the Abramowicz Seminary in Chicago in 2004. In 2006 Fr. Greg was accepted to study for the Diocese of Joliet, where he was ordained priest in 2008. In 2015, he graduated from the Catholic University of America with a degree in Canon Law. Father was appointed Adjutant Judicial Vicar at the diocesan Marriage Tribunal and Pastor of Saint John Vianney in Lockort in 2015. In 2019, he was appointed Dean of North Will and Kendall Counties.

Fr. Greg has now been appointed our Pastor at Our Mother of Good Counsel in addition to Saint Joh Vianney after previously serving as our Administrator.