Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
September 22, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
September 22, 2019
Rockford - 9:30 a.m., Confirmation at St. Mary Oratory
September 22, 2019
Maple Park - 4:00 p.m., DeKalb Deanery DCCW Woman of Inspiration Dinner at Sorrento’s Restaurant
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September 28, 2019
Aurora - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at Holy Angels Church
September 29, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
October 1, 2019
Rockford - 2:00 p.m., Presbyteral Council Meeting at the DAC
October 2, 2019
Rockford - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Bernadette Church
October 6, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
October 6, 2019
Durand - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation for St. Mary, Durand and St. Patrick, Irish Grove at St. Mary Church
October 7-9, 2019
Washington, DC - USCCB Committee Meetings
Upcoming Events

Monday Evening Bible Study

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Fox Valley Women’s Bible Study

September 26 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am

Genocide Survivor to speak

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - September 28 @ 12:30 pm

Friends of the Poor Walk

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friends of the Poor Walk

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Father Bernard Mullane

Remember in prayer Father Bernard J. Mullane who died Wednesday, August 7, at Holton Manor Care Facility in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Father was born on November 14, 1930 in Rockford, Illinois, to Cornelius Mullane and Sarah Harnett.

Remember in prayer Father Bernard J. Mullane who died Wednesday, August 7, at Holton Manor Care Facility in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Father was born on November 14, 1930 in Rockford, Illinois, to Cornelius Mullane and Sarah Harnett.

Father Mullane was ordained by the Most Reverend Martin D. McNamara at St. Joseph Parish in Aurora, Illinois on May 26, 1956. Father attended St. Francis de Sales Seminary in Milwaukee, WI and later entered St. Mary Seminary in Baltimore, MD where he received a doctorate of Ministry in May of 1983. His first assignment was as Parochial Vicar at St. Mary Parish, Sycamore. He then was assigned as Parochial Vicar at the Cathedral of St. Peter, Rockford; Parochial Vicar at St. Mary, Freeport, Parochial Vicar at St. John the Baptist, Savanna; Parochial Vicar at St. Bridget, Loves Park. He was then assigned as Pastor for St. Mary Parish, Pecatonica; Pastor, St. Monica, Carpentersville. Father was then assigned as Director of Personnel & Continuing Education for Permanent Deacons as well as Pro-Synodal Judge. Father was assigned as Pastor of St. James, Rockford; Pastor, St. Andrew, Rock Falls as well as Police Chaplain for the Rock Falls Police Department. He then was assigned Pastor at St. James, Belvidere.

Father Mullane retired from active ministry on December 1, 2000. He served many parishes in his retirement.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Thomas and John and by his sister, Mary Frances.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at St. Patrick Parish, 3500 Washington Street, McHenry, Illinois. After the funeral Mass interment will took place at St. James Catholic Cemetery, Belvidere, Illinois.