Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
October 3, 2020
Aurora - 10:00 and 11:30 a.m., Confirmation at Holy Angels Church
October 4, 2020
West Dundee - 1:30 and 3:00 p.m., Confirmation for St. Catherine of Siena, West Dundee and St. Mary, Gilberts at St. Catherine of Siena Church
October 4, 2020
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
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October 4, 2020
North Aurora - 10:30 a.m., Mass for 50th Anniversary of Blessed Sacrament Parish at Blessed Sacrament Church
October 6-7, 2020
Virtual USCCB Committee Meetings
October 6, 2020
Rockford - 11:00 a.m., Virtual Clergy Relief Meeting
October 6, 2020
Rockford - 2:00 p.m., Virtual Presbyteral Council Meeting
October 8, 2020
Rockford - 5:30 p.m., Mass and Installation as Pastor of Father Johnson Lopez at St. Edward Church
October 10, 2020
Elgin - 10:00 and 11:30 a.m., Confirmation at St. Thomas More Church
October 11, 2020
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral of St. Peter
October 13, 2020
Elgin - 5:30 p.m., Mass and Installation as Pastor of Msgr. Arquimedes Vallejo at St. Joseph Church
October 14, 2020
Elizabeth - 5:30 p.m., Mass and Installation as Pastor of Fr. Joachim Tyrtania for St. Mary, Elizabeth and St. John the Evangelist, Hanover at St. Mary Church
October 18, 2020
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral of St. Peter
October 20, 2020
Elizabeth - 12:00 a.m., Confirmation for St. Mary, Elizabeth and St. John the Evangelist, Hanover at St. Mary Church
In Memoriam: Father Frank Timar, MSC

BETHLEHEM, PA.--Father Frank John Timar a priest for the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, (MSC) 87, died on Sept. 10, 2020, at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem, PA.

Father Timar was born in Nazareth, Penn., on Dec. 27, 1932 to Frank and Angela (Petrasovits) Timar. He attended Holy Family School, Nazareth, and Sacred Heart Mission Seminary, in Geneva, Ill. He made his first profession of vows as a Missionary of the Sacred Heart (MSC) on Sept. 14, 1952. He continued his studies for the priesthood at Sacred Heart Seminary, Shelby, Ohio and at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy, where he was ordained to the priesthood on July 13, 1958.

Father Timar studied at Loyola University, Chicago, and the University of Chicago specializing in German. He taught at the MSC seminary in Geneva, and served as superior for the MSC community in Youngstown, Ohio. He served as pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Warwick, RI, and St. Mary’s Parish, Sycamore, IL. Since 2019 he has resided at Sacred Heart Villa, the MSC retirement community in Center Valley.

Father Timar is survived by his brothers William (Ann), Edward (Sue), and John (Emily) and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, sister and brother-in-law Angela and William Sommers, infant brother Paul, and nephew Edward.

In accordance with the corona virus guidelines, a viewing will be held on Tuesday, September 15, beginning at 6 p.m. at Holy Family Church, 410 W. Center St., Nazareth, PA., followed by a Vespers service at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 16, at 11 a.m. preceded by a viewing beginning at 10 a.m. Burial in the parish cemetery will follow.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Father Timar may be made to the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, 3300 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA 18034 or to Holy Family Church, 23 Forest Drive, Nazareth, PA 18064. Online condolences may be offered at www.jfreichelfuneralhome.com.