Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
October 22, 2019
Rockford - 11:00 a.m., Clergy Relief Meeting at the DAC
October 23, 2019
South Beloit - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation for St. Peter, South Beloit and Church of the Holy Spirit, Roscoe at St. Peter Church
October 24, 2019
Rockford - 5:30 p.m., Catholic Charities 1st Annual “A Moveable Feast” Fundraiser at the Nordlof Center
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October 26, 2019
Somonauk - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at St. John the Baptist Church
October 27, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
October 27, 2019
Rockford - 10:45 a.m., Mass for the Catholic Youth Summit at Rock Valley College
October 28-29, 2019
St. Paul, MN - Visit with Diocesan Seminarians at St. Paul Seminary and St. John Vianney Seminary
October 29-30, 2019
Seward, NE - Visit with Diocesan Seminarians at St. Gregory the Great Seminary
November 1, 2019
Rockford - 9:00 a.m., School Mass at Boylan Central Catholic High School
November 2, 2019
Rockford - 9:00 a.m., Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting at the DAC
November 2, 2019
Rockford - 1:00 p.m., All Souls' Day Mass at Calvary Cemetery
November 3, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
November 3, 2019
Rockford - 2:00 p.m., Ministry Formation Certification Ceremony at the Cathedral
November 5, 2019
St. Paul, MN - 7:00 p.m., Mass for Institution of Acolytes at St. Paul Seminary
November 6, 2019
Evansville, IN - 2:00 p.m., Mass of Dedication of St. Benedict Cathedral in the Diocese of Evansville at St. Benedict Cathedral
Upcoming Events

Fox Valley Women’s Bible Study

October 24 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am

Monday Evening Bible Study

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Fox Valley Women’s Bible Study

October 31 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am

World Wide Marriage Encounter Spanish

November 1 @ 8:00 pm - November 3 @ 4:30 pm

Fox Valley Women’s Bible Study

November 7 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am
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.