Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
October 17, 2019
Chicago - 12:00 p.m., Provincial Meeting at the Archdiocese of Chicago
October 19, 2019
DeKalb - 9:00 a.m., Mass for the Diocesan Society of St. Vincent de Paul at Christ the Teacher University Parish
October 19, 2019
Aurora - 4:00 p.m., Mass and Exemplification Ceremony of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree at Aurora Central Catholic High School
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October 20, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
October 20, 2019
Byron - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation at St. Mary Church
October 22, 2019
Rockford - 11:00 a.m., Clergy Relief Meeting at the DAC
October 23, 2019
South Beloit - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation for St. Peter, South Beloit and Church of the Holy Spirit, Roscoe at St. Peter Church
October 24, 2019
Rockford - 5:30 p.m., Catholic Charities 1st Annual “A Moveable Feast” Fundraiser at the Nordlof Center
October 26, 2019
Somonauk - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at St. John the Baptist Church
October 27, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
October 27, 2019
Rockford - 10:45 a.m., Mass for the Catholic Youth Summit at Rock Valley College
October 28-29, 2019
St. Paul, MN - Visit with Diocesan Seminarians at St. Paul Seminary and St. John Vianney Seminary
October 29-30, 2019
Seward, NE - Visit with Diocesan Seminarians at St. Gregory the Great Seminary
November 1, 2019
Rockford - 9:00 a.m., School Mass at Boylan Central Catholic High School
November 2, 2019
Rockford - 9:00 a.m., Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting at the DAC
November 2, 2019
Rockford - 1:00 p.m., All Souls' Day Mass at Calvary Cemetery
November 3, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
November 3, 2019
Rockford - 2:00 p.m., Ministry Formation Certification Ceremony at the Cathedral
November 5, 2019
St. Paul, MN - 7:00 p.m., Mass for Institution of Acolytes at St. Paul Seminary
November 6, 2019
Evansville, IN - 2:00 p.m., Mass of Dedication of St. Benedict Cathedral in the Diocese of Evansville at St. Benedict Cathedral
Upcoming Events

Monday Evening Bible Study

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Fox Valley Women’s Bible Study

October 24 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am

Monday Evening Bible Study

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Fox Valley Women’s Bible Study

October 31 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am

World Wide Marriage Encounter Spanish

November 1 @ 8:00 pm - November 3 @ 4:30 pm

Diocesan Offices


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

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

(815) 399-4300
FAX: (815) 399-5266

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

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

Ellen B. Lynch

Rev. Matthew M. Bergschneider, J.C.L.

Ellen B. Lynch

Reverend Jonathan Bakkelund

Deacon Thomas F. McKenna

Tammy White
Secretary to Bishop Malloy

Julia Clay
Secretary to Msgr. Nelson

Sally Arndt
Secretary to Ellen Lynch