Daily Scripture Readings
Top O' The Morning
Saint Of The Day
Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
July 31, 2016
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
July 31, 2016
Freeport - 5:30 p.m., Stateline Catholic Youth Group Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Church
August 1-3, 2016
Toronto, Ontario - Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention
Protecting God's Children
Lumen Fidei
The Observer
Calendar of Events
11th Conference
July 29, 2016 - TBA (La Crosse, WI)
Theology on Tap
July 29, 2016 - 7:00pm (Huntley)
Charismatic Renewal Conference
July 30, 2016 - 7:30am (East Peoria)
Newman High School Golf Outing...
July 30, 2016 - 12:00pm (Dixon)
July 2016

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Read the Catechism
Where Do I Call Home?
For Your Marriage
Por Tu Matrimonio

Marriage and Family Life
Marriage and Family Life

Marriage is, and always has been, an integral and intricate part of God's plan. The vocation to marriage is written in the very nature of man and woman and is truly a gift from God.

"The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life, is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring; this covenant between baptized persons has been raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament." (CC 1601)

For more about marriage and family life in the Diocese of Rockford,
visit the Office of Family Life website at,
call 815-399-4300, or send email to the director of the Life & Family Evangelization Office, Jennifer Collins

To learn more about the vocation of marriage in the Catholic Church:

For Marriage Preparation: