Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
April 21, 2019
Rockford - 9:00 a.m., Easter Sunday Mass at the Winnebago County Jail
April 23, 2019
Rockford - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Rita Church
April 26-28, 2019
Springfield - 2019 Illinois State Council Convention of the Knights of Columbus
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April 29, 2019
Woodstock - 9:00 a.m., School Mass at Marian Central Catholic High School
April 29, 2019
Rockford - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at SS. Peter & Paul Church
April 30, 2019
Rockford - 11:00 a.m., Jubilee Mass for Diocesan Priests at St. Rita Church
May 3, 2019
Crystal Lake - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation for the Hispanic Community of St. Thomas the Apostle Church
May 5, 2019
St. Charles - Confirmation for St. Patrick Church – 1:30 and 4:30 p.m.
May 5, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
May 7, 2019
Rockford - 11:00 a.m., Clergy Relief Meeting at the DAC
May 7, 2019
Rockford - 2:00 p.m., Presbyteral Council Meeting at the DAC
Upcoming Events

Art Exhibits

April 4 @ 10:00 am - June 2 @ 5:00 pm

Earth Day Retreat

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

End of Life Decision Making

April 24 @ 6:00 pm

Painting Class

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Claretian Missionaries

April 26 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 3:00 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