Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
April 26, 2018
Aurora - 5:30 p.m., Mass and Installation of Fr. Timothy Mulcahey as Pastor at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
April 28, 2018
Carpentersville - 8:00 a.m., Diocesan "V Encuentro" Workshop at St. Monica Church
April 28, 2018
Batavia - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at Holy Cross Church
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April 29, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
April 29, 2018
Loves Park - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation at St. Bridget Church
May 1, 2018
Rockford - 11:00 a.m., Jubliee Mass for Diocesan Priests at St. Rita Church
May 1, 2018
McHenry - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at the Church of Holy Apostles
May 3, 2018
Crystal Lake - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Thomas the Apostle Church
May 5, 2018
St. Charles - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at St. John Neumann Church
May 6, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
May 6, 2018
Aurora - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation at Sacred Heart Church
May 7, 2018
North Aurora - 6:00 p.m., Aurora Deanery Knights of Columbus Clergy Night at Blessed Sacrament Church
May 8, 2018
Rockford - 11:00 a.m., Clergy Relief Meeting at the DAC
May 8, 2018
Rockford - 2:00 p.m., Presbyteral Council Meeting at the DAC
May 8, 2018
Woodstock - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation for St. Mary, Woodstock and St. Patrick, Hartland at St. Mary Church
May 9, 2018
Rockford - 10:00 a.m., Catholic Women’s League Annual Mass for Peace and Installation of Officers at Corpus Christi Monastery
May 10, 2018
Rockford - 10:00 a.m., Diocesan Finance Council Meeting at the DAC
May 12, 2018
Sugar Grove - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at St. Katharine Drexel Church
May 13, 2018
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
Upcoming Events

Sisters of Providence Associate

April 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spring Iconography Workshop

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Memory Cafe

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Sisters of Providence Associate

April 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spring Iconography Workshop

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Employment Opportunities

May God be glorified in all things through Jesus Christ. (1 Peter 4:11)

The Diocese of Rockford employs about 3,000 people in the 11 counties that it serves. Some of its employees are secretaries, teachers, musicians, computer technologists, custodial, accountants, business managers, liturgists, etc. Positions can be full and part-time.

Please note: jobs from within the Rockford Diocese are indicated with next to the title.

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Associate Director - Development Office
The Diocese of Joliet Development Office is seeking to hire an Associate Director. The Associate Director will be responsible for general oversight of the Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal and coordinating its logistics.
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This position includes responsibility for: coordination with parishes; the direct mail and gift solicitation; the Appeal’s data management and stewardship of donors; and coordination with internal and external partners to ensure all aspects of the Appeal are coordinated effectively. A Bachelor’s Degree in Fundraising, Nonprofit Management, Marketing, Business, Public Relations or related field is required. This is a full time position with benefits. To apply for this position, please email resume with cover letter and salary history to:

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Posted: April 13, 2018
Charitable Giving Administrative Assistant     
Reports To: Director of Charitable Giving
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Summary Statement: Process daily pledges and payments from all appeals conducted through this office. Work with donors and parishes. Assist with diocesan census maintenance. Process weekly deposits, and perform other department responsibilities as needed.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Process parish and donor pledges, payments, and credit cards from all appeals conducted through this office.
• Ability to reconcile and balance payments to weekly deposits.
• Acknowledge matching gifts, stock donations.
• Input diocesan census changes to donor records.
• Create and analyze custom reports.
• Respond to questions from donors and parish bookkeepers as they arise.
• Assist with all appeal mailings (National, International, Mission and annual Diocesan Appeal).
• Support Catholic Foundation functions.
• Participate in daily responsibilities of the Charitable Giving Office.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate is a practicing Catholic in good standing.

Proficiency using a 10-key calculator, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), as well as the ability to learn donation software required. Familiarity with QuickBooks a plus.

Ability to work as part of a team, prioritize multiple duties, and communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
Posted: April 3, 2018
Director of Operations
St. Alphonsus Parish, located in Greendale, WI, is excited to be able to hire a full-time Director of Operations to manage the parish’s facility, technology, and personnel needs.
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The ideal candidate will have a strong operations management background and thrive in a demanding, highly-effective position. You will be the point person for all building and grounds issues, managing a team of 4 maintenance and custodial staff, as well as oversee an office staff of 3. You will manage the technology network, hiring vendors in the maintenance and repair of office computers, the telecommunications system, the audio-visual system, and our security camera and access systems.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; practicing Catholic; 3 or more years of experience in a related field; Computer skills a must (Windows 10, Microsoft Office).

Start date is July 1, 2018. Additional information is available on the Archdiocesan website at To apply, email your cover letter, resume and Archdiocesan application to Kathy Jaeckels, Director of Administrative Services at
Posted: March 23, 2018
Pastoral Associate
St. Dennis Catholic Church, an active 1200+ family parish with Preschool-Gr. 8 Catholic School in Lockport, IL is seeking a Pastoral Associate who is willing to assume diverse responsibilities including worship & spirituality, pastoral care & outreach, community building and provide support for pastoral ministries; and who has the desire to enrich spiritual lives of parishioners with study and prayer.
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Pastoral Theology degree and parish experience preferred.
Full job description available upon request.

Send resume to:
Fr. Jim Curtin, Pastor at St. Dennis Church 1214 S. Hamilton Street Lockport, IL 60441 or email Start date July 1, 2018.
Posted: March 13, 2018
Parish Secretary/Receptionist     
St. Thomas More Parish, located on the west side of Elgin, Illinois, seeks an experienced parish secretary/receptionist for our busy, fast-paced office. Our faith community has over 2,600 registered families, a parish school, religious education, youth ministry, and many active ministries within the church and community.
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Applicants must demonstrate:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, Facility Manager, Church Office, and data management.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work well with others.
  • Strong understanding of the Catholic faith.
The position is a full-time, 40 hour per week position with some hours on Sunday. To request an application, please call the parish office at 847.888.1682 x 13.
Posted: February 16, 2018
Director of Religious Education
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church (OLM) is located in Aurora, IL, and is a parish committed to the New Evangelization and making disciples. Our desire is to offer every person in our community a life-changing encounter with Jesus. OLM is seeking an experienced Catholic lay apostle passionate about working with students (Kindergarten through 5th grade) and their parents to help foster a deep relationship with Jesus. The DRE position is a full-time paid position with benefits, reporting directly to the Pastor.
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Applicants meeting the necessary qualifications please send the following to: OLM Business Manager: Bob Gancarz at

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Two references
  • Statement of faith (should be roughly two-five paragraphs long and describe your faith journey and current spiritual disciplines)

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Posted: February 8, 2018
Director of Religious Education
St. Raphael Catholic Church, a parish of over 4,400 families in Naperville is seeking a faith-filled Catholic to serve as a full time Director of Children’s Religious Education. The Director of Children’s Religious Education serves as a visible leader in the parish community and assists the parish community in building a solid foundation of catechetical and faith formation ministry.
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The Director is responsible for communicating to parents about the importance of ongoing parental involvement and supporting parents in both their own ongoing faith formation and their role with their children. Recruit catechists and volunteers and provide training to increase their catechetical skills, spiritual growth and theological knowledge.

We are looking for an applicant with catechetical vision, creative energy and passion for God, as well as strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and supervisory skills. Job responsibilities include, but, are not limited to: management of religious education programming for 1st through 6th Grade, sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation, First Communion and collaboration on other parish activities.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, and salary history to Marian Johnston, Business Manager, St Raphael Church, 1215 Modaff Rd, Naperville, IL 60540 or e-mail:

A degree in education, theology or a related field is strongly preferred along with several years of experience in parish religious education leadership. A collaborative approach, strong communication skills, and good computer skills are also necessary.
Posted: February 8, 2018
Catholic Charities
Organizational Support Coordinator     
Primary location: McHenry Catholic Charities office
Part-time up to 25 hours per week

Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent with office experience. Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Requires excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Bi-lingual in English/Spanish preferred, not required.

Organizational Support Coordinator will greet clients and visitors, answer and route phone calls, provide general agency information to clients and callers, and support office staff. Responsibilities will include donation management, planning and coordination of special projects.

Please e-mail resume and cover letter to Laurie Larsen at
Posted: March 20, 2018
Ss. Faith, Hope and Charity School Seeking Principal 2018-2019 School Year

Ss. Faith, Hope & Charity School is located in Winnetka, IL- a suburb north of Chicago. Our student population of 340 students in PK-8th grades is comprised of students primarily from the surrounding suburbs.
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Ss. Faith, Hope and Charity School is a nationally recognized "Blue Ribbon" school that focuses, in collaboration with the parents and faculty, on instilling in our students core Catholic values in tandem with the highest academic, spiritual and social standards. Ss. Faith, Hope and Charity school has a dedicated faculty who are committed to recognizing each student's individual strengths and weaknesses. In addition, through the school's Learning Lab, Faith Hope and Charity school is committed to educating students with a broad range of academic profiles.

In addition to the requirements of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Ss. Faith, Hope and Charity is seeking a visionary and faith centered leader with a commitment to educational excellence, and a strong administrative acumen. He or she will be a collaborative leader who is able to build strong relationships with stakeholders, including students, staff, parents and the parish community. The applicant must be skilled in the development and implementation of policies that promotes clear expectations of all (students, staff, parents) in a consistent, fair and compassionate manner. The applicants will encourage leadership among the faculty/staff. Effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills are essential to the role. The candidate must have working knowledge of school finances and capital planning to maintain and promote fiscal viability. The candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

If interested, please contact Meg Smith ( or at 847-508-2600).
Posted: April 24, 2018
Campus Missionary     
Newman Catholic Student Center

Roman Huskies Mission Team
Engage. Reveal. Deepen.

We are a team of Catholics in our 20's who share life together and creatively reach out to students on campus at Northern Illinois University. We develop small faith-sharing groups and seek to be faithful in community while encouraging students to be disciples of Christ.
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We accomplish this task of living the Gospel in an authentic way on campus through our small group outreach, one-on-one faith mentorship, and radical availability to students. Each week our missionaries walk with students in their relationship with the Lord and strive to dive deeper in this relationship through studying Sacred Scripture. The gift of team life gives us a community from which we are able to spread the peace of Christ on campus. Together we strive to know and live the Truth of the faith more deeply. Daily we gather for a Eucharistic holy hour, Mass and check in to support each other in missionary life. Benefits: A chance to grow in faith and confidence through serving the Church. Ongoing training in evangelization, spiritual development, single-sex housing, and stipend are provided. Missionaries will experience an amazing training over the summer with our staff, Evangelical Catholic, and the Community of St. John.

Contact Caroline Frame, team leader, for more information about this opportunity.
Posted: April 24, 2018
Director of Development
Christian Brothers of the Midwest seeks a Director of Development to further its mission by expanding the advancement effort to more fully engage with donors, alumni and friends and move the operation to the next level of excellence.
Posted: March 28, 2018
School President
St. Francis High School seeks a visionary Catholic leader to assume the position of President beginning in July 2018. A high-performing, financially healthy institution located just outside Chicago, the school offers a strong college-preparatory academic program and robust spiritual education guided by the Franciscan charism.

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Posted: March 1, 2018
Retreat Staff Member
La Salle Manor Retreat Center is searching for a person with contagious faith, desire to work with youth and passion for retreat ministry. The Retreat Staff Member will work with a four-person team facilitating overnight retreats for high school students, while living and serving in community life.
Posted: February 21, 2018