Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
May 30, 2017
Woodstock - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Mary Church
June 2, 2017
Woodstock - 7:00 p.m., Commencement Ceremony at Marian Central Catholic High School
June 3, 2017
Batavia - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at Holy Cross Church
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June 4, 2017
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
June 4, 2017
Geneva - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation at St. Peter Church
June 6, 2017
Woodstock - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation for Hispanic Community at St. Mary Church
June 10, 2017
Crystal Lake - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation for Hispanic Communities of S. Thomas the Apostle, Crystal Lake, and SS. Peter & Paul, Cary, at St. Thomas the Apostle, Oak Street Church
June 11, 2017
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
June 11, 2017
Elburn - 3:00 p.m., Mass for Dedication of new St. Gall Church
June 13-16, 2017
Indianapolis, IN - USCCB General Meeting
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Bishop David J. Malloy to Ordain Two Men Into Priesthood for the Diocese of Rockford

ROCKFORD--On Saturday, May 13, at 11 a.m., Bishop David Malloy will ordain two men to the priesthood for the 11-county Diocese of Rockford. The Sacred Rite of Ordination will take place in the Cathedral of St. Peter, 1243 N. Church Street, Rockford. Bishop Malloy will be joined by all priests and permanent deacons as he confers the sacrament of Holy Orders.

The men to be ordained to the sacred priesthood are:

Rev. Mr. Colin Easton, age 33 —Colin is the son of Michael and Amy Easton of Caledonia. He was raised in Rockford and attended St. Bridget Parish in Loves Park. He attended Rock Valley College and Franciscan University, Steubenville, Ohio and worked at Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Country Club during the summers. He has one brother. He completed seminary studies at the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein.

Rev. Mr. Robert Gonnella, age 28—Robert is the son of Robert Gonnella of South Elgin and Patricia Carroll of LaQuinta, Calif. His home parish is St. Patrick in St. Charles. He attended Aurora University. He has a twin sister and three brothers. He completed seminary studies at Saint Paul Seminary at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn.

The ordination ceremony will be open to the public. Key portions of the ceremony will be streamed live on the Diocese of Rockford Facebook page.