Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
July 22, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
July 22, 2018
Rockford - 10:30 a.m., Mass for the 165th Anniversary of St. James Church’s Foundation at St. James Church
August 5, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
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August 5, 2018
Rockford - 10:00 a.m., Mass for Festa Italiana on the grounds of Boylan CCHS
August 6-8, 2018
Baltimore, MD - Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention
Upcoming Events

Rachel’s Vineyard

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

Heritage exhibit

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

Pilgrimage

July 23 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm

Heritage exhibit

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Heritage exhibit

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Parish Boundaries
Very Rev. Stephen J. St. Jules, V.F.
Very Rev. Stephen J. St. Jules, V.F.
Rector

Cathedral of St. Peter, Rockford
Rockford Deanery

Very Rev. Stephen J. St. Jules, V.F., Rector

Deacon Martin Czerniewski
Deacon James Easton
Deacon Robert Mitchison
Address:
1243 N. Church Street
Rockford, IL 61103

Website:
www.cathedralofstpeter.org

Email:
StPeterCathedral-Rockford@RockfordDiocese.org

Phone: (815) 965-2765
Fax: (815) 965-0743

Mass Times:
Sunday:7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m.
Monday:6:30 a.m., 8:15 a.m.
Tuesday:6:30 a.m., 8:15 a.m.
Wednesday:6:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m.
Thursday:6:30 a.m., 8:15 a.m.
Friday:6:30 a.m., 8:15 a.m.
Saturday:8:00 a.m., 4:15 p.m.
Holy Day:See church bulletin or website.

Adoration:
Tuesday: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Saturday: 8:30-9:00 a.m., 3:15-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:45-7:30 p.m.
Or by appointment

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Founded:  1922
Built:  1958
Registered Families:  1012
Church Capacity:  676-834
History:
In 1915 a small framed chapel was constructed in the Auburndale subdivision in Rockford.

The chapel was dedicated to St.William and was utilized as a mission for the north end of St. Mary's Parish in downtown Rockford .

In 1920, the summit of Council Hill (or Piety Hill), reputedly the highest spot in Rockford, was purchased for a new parish. In 1921 building began on a combination church and school on Court Street.

As the parish continued to expand and grow, property was acquired on the east side of Church Street and construction began on a new church and rectory. The cornerstone for the new church was blessed by Bishop Lane in August of 1958 and the church was dedicated on May 15, 1960.

On October 11, 1970, Bishop O'Neill designated St. Peter as the cathedral for the diocese. The formal dedication of St. Peter Cathedral was October 11, 1978.

A new altar and sanctuary in St. Peter Cathedral were dedicated on September 29, 1998 by His Eminence Francis Cardinal George from the Chicago Archdiocese.