Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
December 17, 2019
Crystal Lake - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
December 19, 2019
West Dundee - 7:00 p.m., Mass for Simbang Gabi Celebration at St. Catherine of Siena Church
December 22, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
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December 25, 2019
Rockford - Mass at the Winnebago County Jail – 9:00 a.m. (Men) and 10:00 a.m. (Women)
December 25, 2019
Rockford - 12:00 a.m., Christmas Midnight Mass at the Cathedral
December 29, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
January 5, 2020
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
January 12, 2020
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
Upcoming Events

Health Screening

December 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lights of Love cards

December 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Council 690 Kids’ Christmas Party

December 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Adult Christmas Party

December 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pietra fitness classes

January 7, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 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.