Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
May 19, 2024
ROCKFORD - 7:30 a.m., Pentecost Sunday Mass, Cathedral of St. Peter
May 19, 2024
GENEVA - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation, St. Peter Church
May 20, 2024
LA CROSSE, WI - Episcopal Installation of Bishop Gerard W. Battersby
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May 21, 2024
ROCKFORD - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation for St. Patrick and St. Stanislaus Kostka parishes, St. Patrick Church
May 22, 2024
BATAVIA - 7:00 p.m., Aurora Central Catholic High School (Aurora) Baccalaureate Mass, Holy Cross Church
May 23, 2024
HUNTLEY - 7:00 p.m., Marian Central Catholic High School (Woodstock) Baccalaureate Mass, St. Mary Church
May 26, 2024
ROCKFORD - 7:30 a.m., Sunday Mass, Cathedral of St. Peter
May 27, 2024
WINNEBAGO - 9:00 a.m., Memorial Day Mass, Calvary Cemetery
May 28, 2024
ROCKFORD - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation, St. Mary Oratory
May 29, 2024
SUGAR GROVE - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation, St. Katharine Drexel Church
June 1, 2024
ROCKFORD - 11:00 a.m., Ordinations to the Priesthood and Transitional Diaconate, Cathedral of St. Peter
June 2, 2024
ROCKFORD - 7:30 a.m., Sunday Mass, Cathedral of St. Peter
June 9, 2024
ROCKFORD - 7:30 a.m., Sunday Mass, Cathedral of St. Peter
June 10, 2024
CRYSTAL LAKE - 12:00 a.m., Eucharistic Revival Mass, St. Thomas the Apostle Church
June 12-14, 2024
LOUISVILLE, KY. - USCCB Spring General Meeting

Diocesan Offices

Pastoral Services

Bishop Lane (Diocesan) Retreat Center
7708 East McGregor Road
Rockford, IL 61102

Edith Navarro
(815) 965-5011
FAX: (815) 965-5811


Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services
Diocesan Liaison:
Ron Bergman
1910 Bracknel Blvd
Rockford, IL 61103

Spiritual Director:
Rev. Christopher Kuhn

Assistant Spiritual Director for
Spanish-Speaking Prayer Groups:

Rev. Andres Salinas
(815) 654-8420
[email protected]

Catholic League
(Confronting Discrimination against the Church)

Steven Garbe
1404 Red Oak Lane
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 519-8056

(815) 226-8191
[email protected]

Catholic Medical Association - Rockford Guild
Errol C. Baptist, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Cell (815) 621-9734
(815) 226-8189
[email protected]

Catholic Women's League
Jacki Giacone
P.O. Box 1854
Rockford, IL 61110
(815) 509-7158
[email protected]
FACEBOOK: Catholic Womens League-Rockford IL

Spiritual Director:
Rev. Msgr. Gerald P. Kobbeman, S.T.L.

Christ in the Wilderness
Private/directed retreats only

Executive Director:
Sr. Julia Marie Bathon, OSF
7500 S. Randecker Road
Stockton, IL 61085
(815) 947-2476
[email protected]

An apostolate that ministers to persons with same-sex attractions

Chaplain: Rev. Phillip Kaim, S.T.L.


Cursillo Movement
Lay Director (English):
Tiffany Guthrie

Lay Director (Spanish):
Manuel Martinez

English Spiritual Advisor:
Rev. Godwin Asuquo

Spanish Spiritual Advisor:
Rev. Ruben Herrera
(630) 777-9555

(224) 800-2891
[email protected]

Deaf Apostolate
P.O. Box 7044
Rockford, IL 61125

Rev. Msgr. Glenn L. Nelson, JCL

Administrative Assistant:
Colleen Olsen
Voice: (815) 399-4300
VP: (815) 217-2234
FAX: (815) 399-5266



Diocesan Council of Catholic Women
Josie Whaley
605 Marclare Street
Dixon, IL 61021

Spiritual Advisor:
Rev. Msgr. Thomas L. Dzielak, VF
P.O. Box 70
Maple Park, IL 60151
(815) 440-5374
[email protected]

(815) 827-3218

Divine Worship and RCIA Resources

Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs
Bishop's Delegate:

Assisted by:
Very Rev. Stephen St. Jules, V.F.

(815) 399-4300

Emmaus Journey
Spiritual Director (English):
Rev. Paul White

Spiritual Director (Spanish):
(815) 385-5673

An apostolate that ministers to families of persons
with same-sex attractions

Chaplain: Rev. Ryan Browning, S.T.L.


Family Life
See Life & Family Evangelization Office

Filipino Catholic Ministry
Rev. Ariel Valencia
St. Patrick Parish
2505 School Street
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 965-9539

Knights of Columbus
Diocesan Chapter President:
Othello Garganera
4026 Dorset Drive
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 978-8796
[email protected]

Lay Auxiliaries of the Blessed Sacrament
Mary Sehr
8429 Al-Ben-Ken
Roscoe, IL 61073
(815) 668-8893

Legion of Mary
President (English):
Dee Sternhagen
Care of: St. James Church
402 Church Street
Belvidere, IL 61008

Spiritual Director (English):
Rev. Steven Sabo

Spiritual Director (Spanish):
Rev. Darwin Flores
[email protected]

(815) 544-1722

Life & Family Evangelization Office
P.O. Box 7044
Rockford, IL 61125

Therese Stahl

Coordinator of Marriage Preparation:
Jennifer Dombrowski

Coordinator of Project Rachel:
Kathy Berkes

Administrative Assistant:
Laura Christianson

Spiritual Director:
(815) 399-4300
FAX: (815) 399-6303





Magnificat Ministry to Catholic Women
Carrie Lynn Shannon
Chapter Business Address:
1205 Quincy Ave.
Johnsburg, IL 60051

Magnificat, Mary Mother of the Eucharist, McHenry, IL Chapter

Spiritual Advisor:
Msgr. Martin Heinz
(847) 497-0073
[email protected]

Nazareth Spirituality Center
A ministry of the Servants of the Holy Heart of Mary

Linda Isleib
717 N. Batavia Ave.
Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 879-1296

Project Rachel
Kathy Berkes
(815) 387-3379
(800) 456-HOPE
[email protected]

Propagation of the Faith, Society for the
P.O. Box 7044
Rockford, IL 61125

Rev. Msgr. Glenn L. Nelson, J.C.L., V.G..
(815) 399-4300
FAX: (815) 399-5266

Queen of the Americas Guild
Christopher Smoczynski
311 Kautz Road
St. Charles, IL 60174

Episcopal Moderator:
Most Rev. Arturo Cepeda, S.T.L., S.T.D.
(630) 584-1822
FAX: (630) 587-2200
[email protected]

Diocesan Scout Chaplain:
Rev. Aaron Downing
St. Bridget Parish
600 Clifford Avenue
Rockford, IL 61111
(815) 633-6311

Secular Discalced Carmelites
Jennifer Sanderson, OCDS

Formation Director:
Barbara Holmes, OCDS

Spiritual Assistant:
Rev. John Gow
(815) 621-1783
[email protected]

(815) 399-3639
[email protected]


Secular Franciscan Order
Mother Cabrini Regional Fraternity


Bob Burnham, OFS
1101 Dorchester Lane
Bartlett, IL 60103

National website:

Regional Spiritual Assistant:
Temporarily Vacant

Fraternities in the Diocese of Rockford:
St. Anthony of Padua, Rockford
St. Francis of Assisi, Crystal Lake
St. Francis of Assisi - Fox Valley, St. Charles
(630) 341-9328
[email protected]
[email protected]

Servi Christi – Fox Valley Chapter
Board President:
Brian Tonner

Mary Gensler

Spiritual Advisor:
Rev. Michael Sparough
(630) 701-5486
[email protected]

Servi Christi – Rockford Chapter
Board President:
Joseph Altenhoff

Dale and Kim Dickinson

Rev. Phillip Kaim, S.T.L.
(815) 979-0466
[email protected]

St. Benedict, Oblates
Rev. Eusebius Martis, O.S.B.
Marmion Abbey
850 Butterfield Road
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 897-7215
[email protected]

St. Joseph and Sons
Dale Dickinson

Rev. David Beauvais
(815) 979-0466
[email protected]

St. Vincent DePaul, Society of
Laura Ortiz
7185 Moss Canyon Road
Cherry Valley, IL 61016

Spiritual Advisor:
Deacon Jim Dombek
(815) 262-0206
[email protected]

Third Order Carmelites (O.Carm)
St. Joseph Lay Carmelite Community
Meets at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Crystal Lake

Marcie Girolamo, TOC

Spiritual Assistant:
Very Rev. Brian D. Grady, TOC, V.F.

(815) 245-0537
[email protected]


Vietnamese Catholic Ministry
Rev. Anthony Vu Khac Long
321 Pine Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 312-9661
FAX: (815) 758-2487

Villa Desiderata Retreat House
Brother Patrick T. Drohan, CSV
3015 N. Bay View Lane
McHenry, IL 60051

Retreat house:
(815) 385-2264

Retreat Coordinators:
Chris Houtsinger
(847) 772-4927
[email protected]

Worldwide Marriage Encounter
Tim and Doris TroutReservations: (888) 574-5653
[email protected]