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Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
November 30, 2014
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
November 30, 2014
Rock Falls - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation of St. Andrew, Rock Falls, and St. Mary, Tampico, at St. Andrew Church
December 1, 2014
Rockford - 10:05 a.m., Radio Program WROK 1440AM
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Fair Trade Sale
November 28, 2014 - 12:00pm (West Dundee)
Craft and Home Show
November 29, 2014 - TBA (Aurora)
Bible lecture
November 30, 2014 - 1:00pm (Rockford)
Advent by Candlelight
December 1, 2014 - 6:30pm (Sugar Grove)
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Participating in the Sacrament of Penance

This Lent, the Diocese of Rockford is promoting the participation in the Sacrament of Penance through their "Be Reconciled" campaign. If you have been reluctant to come to the sacrament, have been away for some time, or just find it difficult to get to a confession time, this is a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with Christ and his Church.

What is Reconciliation?

Reconciliation (also known as confession or Penance) is a sacrament instituted by Jesus Christ in his love and mercy to offer sinners forgiveness for offenses committed against God. At the same time, sinners reconcile with the Church, because it is also wounded by our sins.

Every time we sin, we hurt ourselves, other people, and God. In Reconciliation, we acknowledge our sins before God and his Church. We express our sorrow in a meaningful way, receive the forgiveness of Christ and his Church, make reparation for what we have done, and resolve to do better in the future.

Haven't Been to Confession in a While?

Haven't been to confession in a while? Interested, but worry you don't remember how to give a good confession? No problem. Below are some resources for helpful "how-to" guidance.

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