Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
December 18, 2018
Rockford - 7:00 p.m., Rockford Legatus Chapter Dinner Meeting at Giovanni’s Restaurant
December 23, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
December 25, 2018
Rockford - 12:00 a.m., Christmas Midnight Mass at the Cathedral
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December 25, 2018
Rockford - 9:00 a.m., Mass at the Winnebago County Jail
December 30, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
January 2-8, 2019
Mundelein - Bishops' Retreat at Mundelein Seminary
January 6, 2019
Rockford - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at Holy Family Church
January 9, 2019
Crystal Lake - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
January 13, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
January 13, 2019
Sterling - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation at St. Mary Church

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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Director of Religious Education and Formation     
The Education Office for the Diocese of Rockford seeks to hire a Director of Religious Education and Formation to oversee and collaborate with parish Catechetical Leaders in the planning, implementation and evaluation of faith formation programs throughout the diocese. The Director will administer the Ministry Formation Program for lay men and women interested in pastoral leadership, and the Diocesan Theological Institute which offers ongoing formation classes for Ministry Formation graduates and Permanent Deacons and their wives.
Posted: November 15, 2018
Director for Evangelization
The Diocese of Joliet is seeking to hire a Director for Evangelization. The Director for Evangelization is to promote understanding of evangelization in the Diocese of Joliet and to provide inspiration, support and training, as well as strategies, tools and resources to implement the diocesan goals of evangelization. The director will share and help implement “best practices” for evangelization, with a focus on the un-churched and indifferent or lapsed Catholics, and assist parishes, groups, movements and organizations in the diocese to be missionary-focused.
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A Master’s in Theology or Pastoral Ministry preferred, and ministerial experience required. Fluency in Spanish is preferred. Must have good organizational and administrative skills, excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and be grounded in Catholic theology and Church teachings. Candidates must be knowledgeable about various social media methodologies and proficient in Microsoft Office, with a proven ability to work independently and collaboratively, and to maintain confidentiality. Since this is a ministerial position, must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing, and must know, profess and act consistently in accordance with the doctrinal and moral teachings of the Catholic Church, and with the mission, philosophy, objectives and policies of the Diocese of Joliet.

Applicants meeting the necessary qualifications may submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

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Posted: November 7, 2018
Director of the Office for Hispanic and Ethnic Ministries
The Director of the Office for Hispanic and Ethnic Ministries promotes greater involvement of Hispanic Catholics in the Diocese of Joliet at all levels and encourage diocesan and parish leaders to welcome and invite the full participation of Hispanics within the local Church. Provide a diocesan connection for the needs and expressions of the various ethnicities within the diocese. Provide advocacy and support to diocesan offices in serving the needs of Hispanic and ethnic communities.
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A Master’s in Theology or Pastoral Ministry is required and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Hispanic Ministry or a related field. Must have good organizational and administrative skills and knowledge of the cultures of the ethnic communities in the diocese. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills in both Spanish and English, and a willingness to be involved in activities which further Hispanic and all ethnic interests. This is a ministerial position and must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with the Church.

This is a full-time exempt position, with benefits, that will require attending frequent weekend and evening activities and meetings. The normal work schedule is 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 am to 1:00 pm Friday.

Applicants meeting the necessary qualifications may submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

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Posted: October 19, 2018
St. Rita of Cascia Church in Aurora is looking for an organist/pianist for 10:15am Sunday mass on a weekly basis, helping with other masses when needed. An option opened to be combined as a part time Music Director to lead the English Choir, schedule cantors, musicians, help with Children Choir, funerals and other responsibilities.
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Please contact Fr. Oscar Cortes at 630-892-5918 for more information. Please send resume to or mail to St. Rita of Cascia, 750 Old Indian Trail, Aurora, IL 60506
Posted: November 24, 2018
Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry
St. Thomas the Apostle in Naperville has an opening for a Full-Time Director of Faith Formation for High School and young adult ministry (18-39). The DYYAM develops and coordinates dynamic and age-appropriate programming that is aligned with current professional standards in ministry as well as parish goals, vision of the pastor, Diocesan standards, and community input.
Posted: November 8, 2018
Maintenance Position     
Holy Family is currently looking for a full time maintenance person. Requirements are: need to have a background in electrical, plumbing, carpentry and small motors. Holy Family offers benefits to full time employees. Please send resume to Dianna Cruden at or mail to Holy Family Parish, 4401 Highcrest Road, Rockford, IL 61107.
Posted: November 5, 2018
Maintenance Supervisor
St. Mary Parish in Mokena is now accepting applications for a fulltime benefited Maintenance Supervisor. The person in this position is responsible for performing general maintenance tasks including janitorial, completing work orders, maintaining the grounds.
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In addition, this position is the primary contact for facility emergencies, which may require evening and weekends. The position requires the individual to have the ability to work with and oversee outside vendors. This is an exempt position and reports to the Business Manager.

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Qualified candidates please email, resume and salary requirements to
Posted: September 25, 2018
Catholic Charities
Professional Counselor     
Catholic Charities - Diocese of Rockford – McHenry Office

Seeking a master’s (MA, MS, MSW, etc.) level clinician, preferably licensed (LCPC or LCSW), to provide counseling for students, and support and consultation for teachers and staff in two Catholic grade schools two and a half days a week, and, also, individual, couples, family and group therapy in our community counseling office two and a half days a week.
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The ideal candidate will be flexible and organized, possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and be able to function professionally, ethically and independently. He or she will be able to assess clinical need and respond therapeutically and effectively to the diverse and unique needs of our students and clients.

Participate in clinical supervision, training and professional development; complete all documentation and work as a liaison with parishes, schools and community agencies to identify and respond to emerging or shifting needs.

Candidates must be Catholics in good standing, whose professional work is informed by principles of Catholic Social Teaching: Dignity of the Human Person, the Common Good, Solidarity and Subsidiarity.

Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus, but not required.

Possess valid Illinois driver's license.

Job Type: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Please send resume and cover letter to Richard Parsons at
Posted: October 10, 2018
Our Lady of Peace Catholic School, ideally located in suburban Darien, Illinois; offers an outstanding educational experience that is firmly rooted in traditional Catholic doctrine to students in preschool through grade eight. This premier Diocese of Joliet Catholic elementary school educates the mind, heart, and spirit of each of its students.
Posted: November 20, 2018
Executive Director
The Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House located in Barrington, Illinois seeks a dynamic Executive Director. The Executive Director provides leadership, direction and supervision of all programs and activities at the retreat house. A candidate needs to be a Roman Catholic in good standing, committed to Ignatian Spirituality and have five to seven years of experience as a collaborative and visionary leader of an organization.
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The Executive Director is expected to demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree and training in spiritual direction are both desirable. Knowledge of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises and previous experience in development and fund-raising are required.

The Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House serves over 4,700 retreatants annually at its 80 acre site in suburban Chicago. Salary and benefits are commensurate with the position and experience. A job description and application form are available upon request. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and references via email by December 15, 2018 to
Posted: October 12, 2018