Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
January 21-22, 2020
Washington, DC - Gathering on Catholic Education at the USCCB
January 23-24, 2020
Washington, DC - March for Life
January 26, 2020
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
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January 28, 2020
Aurora - 8:10 a.m., Catholic Schools Mass at Aurora Central Catholic High School
January 31, 2020
West Dundee - 9:00 a.m., School Mass at St. Catherine of Siena Church
February 2, 2020
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
February 2, 2020
Rockford - 2:00 p.m., Mass for Scout Sunday at the Cathedral
February 3-5, 2020
Dallas, Texas - National Catholic Bioethics Center Workshop for Bishops
Upcoming Events

Servants of the Holy Heart of Mary

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Placement test

January 25 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am

All You Can Eat Chili and Vegetable Soup Supper

January 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Open House

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Love God, Save Souls, & Slay Error!

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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
Tammy White
Administrative Assistant to Bishop Malloy

Vicar General Administrative Assistant
Assistant to Msgr. Nelson

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Administrative Assistant to Ellen Lynch















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