Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
February 21, 2018
South Bend, IN - Seminar on Amoris Laetitia at the University of Notre Dame
February 24, 2018
Rockford - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at Holy Family Church
February 25, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
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February 25, 2018
McHenry - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation at St. Patrick Church
February 27, 2018
Aurora - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Mary Church
February 28, 2018
Wonder Lake - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation for Christ the King, Wonder Lake and St. Joseph, Richmond at Christ the King Church
March 1, 2018
Aurora - 5:30 p.m., Mass and Installation of Fr. Ernesto Caicedo, MSC, as Pastor at St. Therese of Jesus Church
March 3, 2018
Rockford - 9:00 a.m., Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting at the DAC
March 4, 2018
St. Paul, MN - Retreat for St. Vianney Seminary and Visit with Diocesan Seminarians
March 5, 2018
Sycamore - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Mary Church
March 6, 2018
Rockford - 11:00 a.m., Clergy Relief Meeting at the DAC
March 6, 2018
Rockford - 2:00 p.m., Presbyteral Council Meeting at the DAC
March 7, 2018
Galena - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation for St. Michael and St. Mary, Galena and St. Mary, Elizabeth at St. Michael Church
March 11, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
March 12, 2018
Seward, NE - Visit with Diocesan Seminarians at St. Gregory the Great Seminary
Upcoming Events

Sisters of Providence Associate

February 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Women’s Fox Valley Bible Study

February 22 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am

“Space and Spirit” Artwork

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sinsinawa Art Gallery

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Journey Through Grief

February 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Employment Opportunities

May God be glorified in all things through Jesus Christ. (1 Peter 4:11)

The Diocese of Rockford employs about 3,000 people in the 11 counties that it serves. Some of its employees are secretaries, teachers, musicians, computer technologists, custodial, accountants, business managers, liturgists, etc. Positions can be full and part-time.

Please note: jobs from within the Rockford Diocese are indicated with next to the title.

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Ministry Formation Administrative Assistant     
Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Rockford

This full-time position with benefits is responsible for all administrative duties for the Ministry Formation Program, Diocesan Theological Institute and the Catechetical Leader Certification Program. The ideal candidate is a practicing Catholic and has a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Publisher & QuickBooks. The job requires organizational skills, attention to detail and excellent communication skills.

Interested candidates should send inquiries to John McGrath, Director of Educational Services at or call 815-399-4300
Posted: January 27, 2018
Parish Secretary/Receptionist     
St. Thomas More Parish, located on the west side of Elgin, Illinois, seeks an experienced parish secretary/receptionist for our busy, fast-paced office. Our faith community has over 2,600 registered families, a parish school, religious education, youth ministry, and many active ministries within the church and community.
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Applicants must demonstrate:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, Facility Manager, Church Office, and data management.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work well with others.
  • Strong understanding of the Catholic faith.
The position is a full-time, 40 hour per week position with some hours on Sunday. To request an application, please call the parish office at 847.888.1682 x 13.
Posted: February 16, 2018
Director of Religious Education
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church (OLM) is located in Aurora, IL, and is a parish committed to the New Evangelization and making disciples. Our desire is to offer every person in our community a life-changing encounter with Jesus. OLM is seeking an experienced Catholic lay apostle passionate about working with students (Kindergarten through 5th grade) and their parents to help foster a deep relationship with Jesus. The DRE position is a full-time paid position with benefits, reporting directly to the Pastor.
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Applicants meeting the necessary qualifications please send the following to: OLM Business Manager: Bob Gancarz at

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Two references
  • Statement of faith (should be roughly two-five paragraphs long and describe your faith journey and current spiritual disciplines)

To view a full job description visit:
Posted: February 8, 2018
Director of Religious Education
St. Raphael Catholic Church, a parish of over 4,400 families in Naperville is seeking a faith-filled Catholic to serve as a full time Director of Children’s Religious Education. The Director of Children’s Religious Education serves as a visible leader in the parish community and assists the parish community in building a solid foundation of catechetical and faith formation ministry.
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The Director is responsible for communicating to parents about the importance of ongoing parental involvement and supporting parents in both their own ongoing faith formation and their role with their children. Recruit catechists and volunteers and provide training to increase their catechetical skills, spiritual growth and theological knowledge.

We are looking for an applicant with catechetical vision, creative energy and passion for God, as well as strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and supervisory skills. Job responsibilities include, but, are not limited to: management of religious education programming for 1st through 6th Grade, sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation, First Communion and collaboration on other parish activities.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, and salary history to Marian Johnston, Business Manager, St Raphael Church, 1215 Modaff Rd, Naperville, IL 60540 or e-mail:

A degree in education, theology or a related field is strongly preferred along with several years of experience in parish religious education leadership. A collaborative approach, strong communication skills, and good computer skills are also necessary.
Posted: February 8, 2018
Director of Music and Liturgy
St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish is an active faith community of over 1,600 households with a high level of member engagement. We are located in the beautiful lakeshore community of Grand Haven, Michigan where beaches, festivals and recreation make our location one of the most sought after places to live in Michigan. Our parish family lives up to the mission of affirming that “We are a welcoming Catholic Community, Alive in Christ, making present the kingdom of God.”
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We are seeking a vibrant, faith-filled full time Director of Music and Liturgy. Essential characteristics of a successful candidate are strong leadership qualities, the ability to engage the parish in liturgy and music, and an active member of the Catholic Church. The candidate will demonstrate proficiency in directing music groups as well as the assembly and will ideally possess piano and/or other instrumental skills.

If you believe that you have these qualifications and are interested in applying for the position, please send your resume to St. Patrick-St Anthony Parish, 920 Fulton Avenue, Grand Haven, Mi 49417 attention Fr. Chuck Schwartz. A complete Job Description is available upon request by calling 616-842-0001 ext. 110, email, or on the parish website.
Posted: January 5, 2018
Catholic Charities
Adoption Search Caseworker     
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Rockford is seeking a part-time Adoption Search Caseworker at our Aurora location. The Adoption Search Caseworker facilitates the search process for an adoptee or birth parent of a closed adoption. This caseworker will interact with family members of a closed adoption and assist them in the exchange of medical history information and/or reunion communication. Additional duties may include but are not limited to being part of the adoption team. Some travel within the Diocese of Rockford will be necessary to obtain files, attend team meetings, and trainings.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related human service field. An ability to read, analyze and interpret adoption file information, state laws, and statutes. This position requires a strong ability to communicate effectively and compassionately with clients, write reports, maintain confidential files, and case notes.

Caseworker must understand and adhere to the ethical and moral norms of the Catholic Church and its principals of charity and justice.

Resumes may be submitted to Jennifer Peacock at
Posted: January 28, 2018
Retreat Staff Member
La Salle Manor Retreat Center is searching for a person with contagious faith, desire to work with youth and passion for retreat ministry. The Retreat Staff Member will work with a four-person team facilitating overnight retreats for high school students, while living and serving in community life.
Posted: February 21, 2018