Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
May 11, 2021
McHenry - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation – St. Patrick, McHenry
May 12, 2021
Confirmation – Church of the Holy Apostles, McHenry (2 Ceremonies) @ 530pm and 7pm
May 14, 2021
St. Anthony College of Nursing Baccalaureate Service – Holy Family Church @ 11am
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May 15, 2021
Transitional Deacon & Permanent Deacon Ordination – Cathedral of St. Peter @ 11am
May 16, 2021
Cathedral Mass @ 730am
May 17, 2021
Confirmation – St. Bridget, Loves Park (2 ceremonies) @ 530pm and 7pm
May 18, 2021
Confirmation – St. Catherine of Siena, West Dundee and St. Mary, Gilberts (2 ceremonies) @ West Dundee at 530pm and 7pm
May 19, 2021
Graduation – Newman Central Catholic HS, Sterling @ 7pm
May 20, 2021
Graduation – St. Edward Central Catholic HS, @ St. Patrick Church, St. Charles @ 7pm
May 21, 2021
Graduation – Boylan Central Catholic HS, Rockford @ 2pm
May 21, 2021
Graduation – Aquin Central Catholic HS @ St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Freeport @ 7pm
May 22, 2021
Confirmation – Holy Cross, Batavia (2 ceremonies) @ 10am and 11:30am
May 23, 2021
Cathedral Mass @ 730am
May 24, 2021
Confirmation – St. Peter, Geneva (2 ceremonies) @ 530pm and 7:00pm

Diocesan Offices

Chancery

A bishop, by divine institution, carries on the work of the apostles. By reason of episcopal consecration, he shares in the triple apostolic function of a teacher of doctrine, a priest of sacred worship, and minister of church government. Bishops are responsible to act in council to guide the Church. The bishop to whom a particular or local church is entrusted is called a diocesan bishop or a residential bishop. All other bishops receive Titular Sees over which they exercise no pastoral authority.

When the pastoral needs of a diocese or archdiocese warrant it, an auxiliary bishop may be assigned to aid the residential bishop in governing his diocese. An auxiliary bishop is assigned when the residential bishop needs assistance in carrying out his duties because of ill health, advanced age, or amount of work. An auxiliary bishop does not have the right of succession within his diocese.

In special circumstances, such as the advanced age or ill health of a diocesan bishop, a coadjutor bishop may be appointed to assist the principal bishop of a diocese. Coadjutor bishops have the right of succession in the diocese of their appointment from the time the See becomes vacant upon the death or retirement of its bishop.

About Bishop David J. Malloy

Chancery Documents and Forms

 
Chancery
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 7044
Rockford, IL 61125

(815) 399-4300
FAX: (815) 399-5266
www.rockforddiocese.org

VICAR GENERAL
Rev. Msgr. Glenn L. Nelson, J.C.L.

MODERATOR OF THE CURIA
Rev. Msgr. Glenn L. Nelson, J.C.L.

CHANCELLOR
Ellen B. Lynch

VICE-CHANCELLOR
Rev. Matthew M. Bergschneider, J.C.L.

GENERAL COUNSEL
Ellen B. Lynch

DIOCESAN MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Reverend Jonathan Bakkelund

SECRETARY TO THE BISHOP
Deacon Thomas F. McKenna

CHANCERY STAFF
Coco Zeman
Administrative Assistant to Bishop Malloy

Vicar General Administrative Assistant
Assistant to Msgr. Nelson

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