Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
December 7-15, 2019
Vatican - Ad Limina Visit
December 17, 2019
Crystal Lake - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
December 19, 2019
West Dundee - 7:00 p.m., Mass for Simbang Gabi Celebration at St. Catherine of Siena Church
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December 22, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
December 25, 2019
Rockford - Mass at the Winnebago County Jail – 9:00 a.m. (Men) and 10:00 a.m. (Women)
December 25, 2019
Rockford - 12:00 a.m., Christmas Midnight Mass at the Cathedral
December 29, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
January 5, 2020
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
January 12, 2020
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
Upcoming Events

Our Lady of Guadalupe Novena and Celebration

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Our Lady of Guadalupe Novena and Celebration

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

Blood Drive

December 14 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am

Lights of Love cards

December 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Breakfast with Santa

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Faith Forward: Building our Blueprint for Catholic Schools

In the fall of 2015, the Diocese of Rockford with expertise of professional consultants from the Meitler group, began work to form a strategic plan for Catholic Schools in our diocese now called Faith Forward: Building our Blueprint for Catholic Schools. A draft of that strategy was shared with Pastors, Catholic school principals and educational commission members and leaders during a Catholic School summit meeting on Oct. 27, 2016.

Public feedback was gathered after that meeting and a final draft was accepted by Bishop David J. Malloy. To read the document: English | Español For Bishop Malloy's letter: English | Español

LATEST UPDATES

January 29, 2018 - PRESS RELEASE - Catholic Diocese of Rockford and Aurora Task Force Committee Announce Creation of New School

January 22, 2018 - PRESS RELEASE - Catholic Diocese Shares Update on Plans for Three Rockford-Area Catholic Schools

Also included here is data on St. Mary School in East Dubuque. St. Mary School is currently working on a three-year plan to achieve viability according to the new Faith Forward Strategic Plan.
To view that data, click here:

Aurora Case for Change

East Dubuque Case for Change

Elgin Case for Change

Rockford Case for Change

Send your feedback to FaithForward@RockfordDiocese.org.

Please include your name, parish and city and/or your school and city and a return email address. If you prefer, you can also send comments in writing with your name, address, parish and school and city to: Faith Forward, Catholic Education Office, 555 Colman Center Drive, P.O. Box 7044, Rockford, Illinois 61125.

Thank you for your participation in helping to build our blueprint for Catholic Schools.