Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
December 10, 2017
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
December 10, 2017
Rockford - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation at St. James Church
December 11, 2017
Rockford - 11:00 a.m., Clergy Relief Retirees’ Christmas Luncheon at Giovanni’s Restaurant
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December 12, 2017
Sterling - 5:00 p.m., Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Mary Church
December 14, 2017
Rockford - 11:00 a.m., St. Anthony College of Nursing Baccalaureate Ceremony at Holy Family Church
December 15, 2017
Evansville, IN - 2:00 p.m., Installation of Bishop Joseph Siegel as 6th Bishop of Evansville at St. Benedict Cathedral
December 17, 2017
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
December 19, 2017
Rockford - 7:00 p.m., Rockford Legatus Chapter Dinner Meeting at Giovanni's Restaurant
December 21, 2017
Elgin - 7:00 p.m., Mass for Simbang Gabi Celebration at St. Thomas More Church
December 24, 2017
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
December 25, 2017
Rockford - 12:00 a.m., Christmas Midnight Mass at the Cathedral
December 25, 2017
Rockford - 9:00 a.m., Mass at the Winnebago County Jail
December 27, 2017
Rockford - 7:15 p.m., Mass for “Thy Will Be Done” Winter Vocations Retreat, Bishop Lane Retreat Center
Upcoming Events

“Nativities of the World”

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Guadalupe vigil

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - December 12 @ 6:00 am

Advent Taize Prayer

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

“Nativities of the World”

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Study of First Corinthians

December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Bishops of the Rockford Diocese

First Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. Peter James Muldoon, D.D.


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Appointed: Sept. 28, 1908
Installed: Dec. 15, 1908
Died: Oct. 8, 1927


Third Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. John Joseph Boylan, D.D., Ph.D.

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Appointed: Nov. 21, 1942
Installed: Feb. 24, 1943
Died: July 19, 1953


Fifth Bishop of Rockford
Right Rev. Donald Martin Carroll, D.D.

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Appointed: June 27, 1956
Resigned due to ill health: Sept. 25, 1956
Died: Jan. 3, 2002


Seventh Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. Arthur Joseph O’Neill, D.D., V.G.

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Appointed: Aug. 19, 1968
Installed: Oct. 11, 1968
Died: April 27, 2013


Ninth Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. David J. Malloy, D.D., J.C.L., S.T.D.

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Appointed: March 20, 2012
Installed: May 10, 2012

Second Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. Edward Francis Hoban, D.D., S.T.D. 

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Appointed: Feb. 10, 1928
Installed: May 15, 1928
Died: Sept. 22, 1966


Fourth Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. Raymond Peter Hillinger, D.D.

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Appointed: Nov. 3, 1953
Installed: Jan. 14, 1954
Died: Nov. 13, 1971


Sixth Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. Loras Thomas Lane, D.D., J.C.D.

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Appointed: Oct. 11, 1956
Installed: Nov. 20, 1956
Died: July 22, 1968


Eighth Bishop of Rockford
Most. Rev. Thomas George Doran, D.D., J.C.D.

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Appointed: April 19, 1994
Installed: June 24, 1994
Died: September 1, 2016