Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
June 10, 2023
ROCKFORD - 9:00 a.m., Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting, Diocesan Administration Center
June 11-16, 2023
ORLANDO, Fla. - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Spring General Meeting
June 18, 2023
ROCKFORD - 7:30 a.m., Sunday Mass, Cathedral of St. Peter
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June 24, 2023
ROCKFORD - 11:00 a.m., Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Jubilee Mass, Holy Family Church
June 25, 2023
ROCKFORD - 7:30 a.m., Sunday Mass, Cathedral of St. Peter

Diocesan Offices

Pastoral Services

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

Kristen Sapoznik
(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

Catholic League
(Confronting Discrimination against the Church)

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

(815) 226-8191

Catholic Medical Association — Rockford Guild
Errol C. Baptist, M.D., F.A.A.P.
(779) 696-5570
(815) 621-9734

Catholic Women's League
Mary Ellen Nash
P.O. Box 1854
Rockford, IL 61110

Spiritual Director:
Rev. Leonard Jacobs
(815) 713-0187

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

An apostolate that ministers to persons with same-sex attractions

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


Cultivation Ministries
Helping Parishes Develop Disciple-making
Youth Ministries Through Training, Consulting
& Resourcing Adult & Teen Leaders

Executive Director:
Frank Mercadante
P.O. Box 662
St. Charles, IL 60174
(630) 513-8222

Cursillo Movement
Lay Director (English):
Ken Meeker

Lay Director (Spanish):
Manuel Martinez

English Spiritual Advisor:
Rev. Godwin Asuquo

Spanish Spiritual Advisor:
Rev. Ruben Herrera
(630) 430-9879

(224) 800-2891

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

Rev. Msgr. Glenn L. Nelson, JCL

Administrative Assistant:
Coco Zeman
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

(815) 827-3218

Divine Worship and RCIA Resources
Rev. Jonathan P. Bakkelund
1891 Kaneville Rd.
Geneva, IL 60134

(630) 232-0124
FAX: (630) 232-9262

Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs
Bishop's Delegate:
Very Rev. Stephen St. Jules, V.F.
(815) 965-2765

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

Spiritual Director (Spanish):
Rev. Jhackson Garcia
(815) 385-5673

(815) 965-9539

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 A. Valencia
SS. Peter and Paul Parish
Virgil, IL 60151
(630) 365-6618
(815) 505-7471

Knights of Columbus
Diocesan Chapter President:
Jeffery J. Peters
7481 Wild Oats Trail
Cherry Valley, IL 61016
(815) 520-8277

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

Lay Dominicans
St. Peter Martyr Chapter

Harvey D. Newcomb II, OP
P.O. Box 53
Rockton, IL 61072
(815) 624-7619

Nate Wine – Vice President, Great Lakes Region
1980 Austin Dr. Novi, MI 48377
Cell: 810. 300. 1623

Legion of Mary
President (English):
Barbara J. Olson
Care of: St. James Church
402 Church Street
Belvidere, IL 61008

Spiritual Director (Spanish):
Rev. Darwin Florez
(815) 544-1722

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

Therese Stahl

Coordinator of Project Rachel:
Kathy Berkes

Administrative Assistant:
Laura Christianson

Spiritual Director:
Rev. Jeremy Trowbridge
(815) 399-4300
FAX: (815) 399-6303





Magnificat Ministry to Catholic Women
Gina Rooney
8609 Hunting Saddle Drive
Hudson, FL 34667

Spiritual Director:
Deacon Joe Phelan
Church of Holy Apostles, McHenry
(815) 236-6027

Mary's Messengers
Connie Austin
3224 Ironwood Avenue
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 874-7678

Mooseheart Child City and School, Inc.
255 James J. Davis Dr
Mooseheart, IL 60539

Executive Director:
Gary L. Urwiler

(All Sacramental Records for Mooseheart
are kept at Holy Cross Church, Batavia)
(630) 906-3601
FAX: (630) 859-6630

Naim Program
Rev. Richard Kramer
P.O. Box 103
Harmon, IL 61042
(815) 359-0123

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
Post-Abortion Healing Ministry
All inquiries are confidential
(815) 387-3379

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

Diocesan Scout Chaplain:
Rev. Aaron Downing

Cindy Chiodini
1991 Prestwold Place
Machesney Park, IL 61115


(815) 543-8404

Secular Discalced Carmelites
Patricia Walters, OCDS

Formation Director:
Paul Sanderson, OCDS

Spiritual Assistant:
Rev. John Gow
(815) 501-0456

(815) 904-1184


Secular Franciscan Order
Mother Cabrini Regional Fraternity


Lorna Miressi, OFS
438 Ramona Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120

Regional Spiritual Assistant:
Brother Marc Sheckells, OFM

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) 336-0911

Servi Christi
Board President:
Joseph Altenhoff

Dale and Kim Dickenson

Rev. Phillip Kaim, S.T.L.
(815) 979-0466

St. Benedict, Oblates

Director Rev. Joel Rippenger, O.S.B.
Marmion Abbey
850 Butterfield Road
Aurora, IL 60504

(630) 897-7215 x325

St. Francis Fraternity Secular Franciscan Order
Vickie Klick, SFO
1230 E. Wilson Street
Batavia, IL 60510

Spiritual Asst:
Bro. Joe Middleton, OFM
St. Peter's in the Loop
110 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60602
(630) 879-6720

(312) 272-5111

St. Joseph and Sons
Dale Dickinson

Rev. Kenneth Wasilewski
(815) 979-0466

St. Vincent DePaul, Society of
Susan Wiland
P.O. Box 68
Hampshire, IL 60140

Spiritual Advisor:
Deacon Jim Dombek
(847) 274-0233

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

Marcie Girolamo, TOC

Formation Director:
Barbara Young, TOC

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

(815) 245-0537

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: (847) 772-4927

Worldwide Marriage Encounter
Al and Cindy Lukowitz
P.O. Box 512
Cherry Valley, IL 61016
Reservations: (888) 574-5653