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Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
September 22, 2014
Rockford - 10:05 a.m., Radio Program WROK 1440AM
September 24, 2014
Rockford - 6:30 p.m., 30th Annual Knights of the Round Table Recognition Dinner at Hoffman House Restaurant
September 27, 2014
Rockford - 11:00 a.m., Permanent Diaconate Ordination at the Cathedral
Protecting God's Children
Lumen Fidei
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RCIA classes
September 24, 2014 - 6:30pm (Genoa)
Retrouvaille
September 26, 2014 - TBA (Joliet area)
Walk for the Poor
September 27, 2014 - 8:00am (McHenry)
Fall Classic walks
September 27, 2014 - 9:00am (Saint Charles)
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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 rockforddiocese.org/familylife,
call 815-399-4300, or send email to the director of the Life & Family Evangelization Office, Jennifer Collins JCollins@RockfordDiocese.org

To learn more about the vocation of marriage in the Catholic Church:
www.ForYourMarriage.org

For Marriage Preparation:
www.rockforddiocese.org/marriagepreparation