Holy Hour for Life
uniting in prayer for all hearts to move toward a culture of life
As a diocese, we unite in praying for all hearts to move toward a culture of life. Each 1st Saturday from October 2022-2024, various parishes will host a “Diocese of Rockford Holy Hour for Life.” All are welcome to attend in person or by joining from your local adoration chapel.
|October 1, 2022||Holy Family||Rockford||3:15pm-4:15pm||before vigil mass (4:30pm)|
|November 5, 2022||St. Bernadette||Rockford||10:00am-11:00am||includes a rosary and divine mercy chaplet|
|December 3, 2022||SS Peter & Paul||Cary||8:30am-9:30am||after 8am mass, confession available|
|January 7, 2023||St. Peter||South Beloit||8:45am-9:45am||begins after 8am mass|
|February 4, 2023||St. Katharine Drexel||Sugar Grove||3:00pm-4:00pm||before vigil mass (4:30pm)|
|March 4, 2023||St. Mary Oratory||Rockford||8:45am-9:45am||after 8am mass|
|April 1, 2023||St. Thomas Aquinas||Freeport||8:30am-9:30am||after 8am mass|
|May 6, 2023||St. Thomas the Apostle||Crystal Lake||8:15am-9:15am||after 7:30am mass, confession available|
|June 3, 2023||St. Thomas Moore||Elgin||8:30-1:00pm||8:30 mass, 9:00am confession, adoration available until 1:00pm|
|July 1, 2023||Holy Angels||Aurora||8:45am-9:45am||8:15am daily mass, then confessions|
|August 5, 2023||St. Rita||Rockford||3:15pm-4:15pm||rosary, divine mercy. confessions. Vigil Mass at 4:30pm|
|September 2, 2023||St. Patrick||St. Charles||9:00am-10:00am||after 8:30am daily mass|
|October 7, 2023||St. Rita||Rockford||8:45am-9:45am||after 8:15am daily mass|
|November 4, 2023||St. John Neumann||St. Charles||9:00am-10:00am||after 8:30am daily mass|
|December 2, 2023||St. Catherine of Siena||West Dundee||8:30am-9:30am||after 8:00am daily mass|
Frequently Asked Questions
With approval from the Pastor, parishes can sign up to host a 1st Saturday Holy Hour by contacting the Life & Family Evangelization Office.
The USCCB has provided an outline with readings, intentions, and prayers. It can be downloaded HERE. Please feel free to make copies which can be shared with attendees.
The LiFE Office has created images and text that can be shared on social media, in bulletin announcements, or Flocknotes. Please contact Kassandra Salgado via email to request content.