Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
April 24, 2018
Spring Grove - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Peter Church
April 26, 2018
Aurora - 5:30 p.m., Mass and Installation of Fr. Timothy Mulcahey as Pastor at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
April 28, 2018
Carpentersville - 8:00 a.m., Diocesan "V Encuentro" Workshop at St. Monica Church
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April 28, 2018
Batavia - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at Holy Cross Church
April 29, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
April 29, 2018
Loves Park - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation at St. Bridget Church
May 1, 2018
Rockford - 11:00 a.m., Jubliee Mass for Diocesan Priests at St. Rita Church
May 1, 2018
McHenry - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at the Church of Holy Apostles
May 3, 2018
Crystal Lake - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Thomas the Apostle Church
May 5, 2018
St. Charles - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at St. John Neumann Church
May 6, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
May 6, 2018
Aurora - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation at Sacred Heart Church
May 7, 2018
North Aurora - 6:00 p.m., Aurora Deanery Knights of Columbus Clergy Night at Blessed Sacrament Church
May 8, 2018
Rockford - 11:00 a.m., Clergy Relief Meeting at the DAC
May 8, 2018
Rockford - 2:00 p.m., Presbyteral Council Meeting at the DAC
May 8, 2018
Woodstock - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation for St. Mary, Woodstock and St. Patrick, Hartland at St. Mary Church
May 9, 2018
Rockford - 10:00 a.m., Catholic Women’s League Annual Mass for Peace and Installation of Officers at Corpus Christi Monastery
May 10, 2018
Rockford - 10:00 a.m., Diocesan Finance Council Meeting at the DAC
May 12, 2018
Sugar Grove - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at St. Katharine Drexel Church
May 13, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
Upcoming Events

Sisters of Providence Associate

April 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spring Iconography Workshop

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Easter Season Bible Study

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Sisters of Providence Associate

April 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spring Iconography Workshop

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 10, 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