Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
January 20, 2018
Aurora - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church
January 21, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
January 23, 2018
Amboy - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation for St. Patrick, Amboy; St. Mary, Walton; and St. Flannen, Harmon in St. Patrick Church
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January 24, 2018
Crystal Lake - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
January 26, 2018
Rockford - 7:00 p.m., Respect Life Banquet at Holy Family Church
January 27, 2018
Aurora - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
January 27, 2018
Rockford - 7:00 p.m., OSF St. Anthony Medical Center’s Pink Ball at Giovanni’s Restaurant
January 28, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
January 28, 2018
Rockford - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation at St. Patrick Church
January 28, 2018
Rockford - 5:00 p.m., Rockford DCCW Catholic Women of the Year Banquet at Giovanni’s Restaurant
January 30, 2018
Sandwich - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Paul the Apostle Church
February 1, 2018
Woodstock - 10:00 a.m., All County School Mass at Marian Central Catholic High School
February 2, 2018
Sterling - 10:00 a.m., Mass for Sterling Deanery Schools at Newman Central Catholic High School
February 3, 2018
Belvidere - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at St. James Church
February 4, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
February 4, 2018
Harvard - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation at St. Joseph Church
February 5-7, 2018
Fontana, WI - Winter Clergy Conference for Diocesan Priests at the Abbey
Upcoming Events

Chili/Vegetable Soup Supper

January 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Mass, dinner and talk

January 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Caritas Scholarship Ball

January 20 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Knight of Wine and Beer Tasting

January 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“One Acts”

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In Memoriam: Rev. Edward J. Seisser

Date: August 17, 2015

The Chancery received word Monday, August 17, 2015, that Reverend Edward J. Seisser, died on Sunday, August 16, 2015. Father was born on December 15, 1957, in Elgin, Illinois, to Joseph F. and Shirley F. (Knudsen) Seisser.

Father Seisser attended Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and continued to Sacred Heart School of Theology, Hales Corners, Wisconsin. He was ordained to the priesthood on May 16, 1998, by the Most Reverend Thomas G. Doran at the Cathedral of St. Peter, Rockford, Illinois. Father’s first assignment was as Parochial Vicar at St. John Neumann Parish, St. Charles, Illinois (6/1998-6/2001); Pastor, St. Mary Parish, Elgin, Illinois (6/2001-10/2011); Superintendent and Principal at St. Edward Central Catholic High School, Elgin, Illinois (4/2006-7/2009); Pastor, Holy Family Parish, Rockford, Illinois (10/2011-7/2014); Chaplain, Knights of Columbus Holy Family Council (11/2011-11/2014); Pastor, St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Dundee, Illinois and St. Mary Parish, Gilberts, Illinois (7/2014-present) and Superintendent of St. Edward Central Catholic High School, Elgin, Illinois (7/2014-present).

Father is survived by his mother Shirley, sisters Mary Ellen (James) Nelson and Anne (Gary) Belcher, brothers Gilbert and Greg, nieces and nephews and many cousins, brother priests and special friends. He is predeceased by his Father Joseph.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, August 21, 2015, at 11:00AM at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Dundee. Visitation will be from 4PM-7PM Thursday, August 20 at the church with rosary at 7:00PM and visitation from 10:00AM-10:45AM at the church prior to the Mass. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Elgin, Illinois. Arrangements are being made by Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, Illinois.

Holy Family Church in Rockford will hold a funeral service (not a Mass) at 11 a.m. on Friday for those who are unable to go to Dundee for Father Seisser’s funeral. The service should last 30-40 minutes. It will not include communion. All are welcome.