Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
July 26, 2024
WARREN - 5:30 p.m., Mass and Installation of Father Andrew Hernandez as pastor for St. Joseph-Lena, St. Ann-Warren, and St. Joseph-Apple River, at St. Ann Church
July 28, 2024
ROCKFORD - 7:30 a.m., Sunday Mass, Cathedral of St. Peter
July 29, 2024
PROPHETSTOWN - 5:30 p.m., Mass and Installation of Father David Reese as pastor for St. Ambrose-Erie and St. Catherine-Prophetstown at St. Catherine Church
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July 31, 2024
SOMONAUK - 5:30 p.m., Mass and Installation of Father Joseph Naill as pastor, St. John the Baptist Church
August 1, 2024
ROCKFORD - 5:30 p.m., Mass and Reception of San Ambrogio relic, St. Anthony of Padua Church
August 4, 2024
ROCKFORD - 7:30 a.m., Sunday Mass, Cathedral of St. Peter
August 4, 2024
ROCKFORD - 10:00 a.m., Mass at Festa Italiana, Boylan Central Catholic High School
August 5, 2024
OREGON - 5:30 p.m., Mass and Installation of Father Bernard Sehr as pastor of St. Mary-Oregon and St. Mary-Polo, at St. Mary Church
August 7, 2024
CRYSTAL LAKE - 5:30 p.m., Mass and Installation of Father John Kladar as pastor, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church

Bishops of the Rockford Diocese

First Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. Peter James Muldoon, D.D.


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Appointed: Sept. 28, 1908
Installed: Dec. 15, 1908
Died: Oct. 8, 1927


Third Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. John Joseph Boylan, D.D., Ph.D.

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Appointed: Nov. 21, 1942
Installed: Feb. 24, 1943
Died: July 19, 1953


Fifth Bishop of Rockford
Right Rev. Donald Martin Carroll, D.D.

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Appointed: June 27, 1956
Resigned due to ill health: Sept. 25, 1956
Died: Jan. 3, 2002


Seventh Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. Arthur Joseph O’Neill, D.D., V.G.

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Appointed: Aug. 19, 1968
Installed: Oct. 11, 1968
Died: April 27, 2013


Ninth Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. David J. Malloy, D.D., J.C.L., S.T.D.

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Appointed: March 20, 2012
Installed: May 14, 2012

Second Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. Edward Francis Hoban, D.D., S.T.D. 

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Appointed: Feb. 10, 1928
Installed: May 15, 1928
Died: Sept. 22, 1966


Fourth Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. Raymond Peter Hillinger, D.D.

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Appointed: Nov. 3, 1953
Installed: Jan. 14, 1954
Died: Nov. 13, 1971


Sixth Bishop of Rockford
Most Rev. Loras Thomas Lane, D.D., J.C.D.

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Appointed: Oct. 11, 1956
Installed: Nov. 20, 1956
Died: July 22, 1968


Eighth Bishop of Rockford
Most. Rev. Thomas George Doran, D.D., J.C.D.

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Appointed: April 19, 1994
Installed: June 24, 1994
Died: September 1, 2016