Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
August 24, 2019
Wonder Lake - 4:00 p.m., Mass for the 70th Anniversary of Parish Founding at Christ the King Church
August 25, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
August 25, 2019
Aurora - 4:30 p.m., Aurora Deanery DCCW, Woman of Inspiration Dinner at Pipers Banquets
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August 28, 2019
Rockford - 8:00 a.m., Ribbon Cutting and New School Blessing at All Saints Catholic Academy
August 31, 2019
Rockford - 4:00 p.m., Mass and Parish Visit for 100th Anniversary at St. Patrick Church
September 1, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
September 4, 2019
Rockford - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation at St. Patrick Church
September 7, 2019
Hampshire - 5:00 p.m., Mass for 90th Anniversary of School Opening at St. Charles Borromeo Church
September 8, 2019
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
September 8, 2019
Sterling - 11:30 a.m., Mass and Parish Visit at St. Mary Church
September 10, 2019
Rockford - 11:15 a.m., Presbytery Day at St. Rita Church
Upcoming Events

Fundraiser for St. Mary SVdP Conference

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

Mexican Fiesta

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Women of Inspiration Dinner

August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fish Boil

August 30 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Gifts of the Spirit Seminar

August 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Parish Boundaries
Very Rev. J. Stephen St. Jules, V.F.
Very Rev. J. Stephen St. Jules, V.F.
Rector

Cathedral of St. Peter, Rockford
Rockford Deanery

Very Rev. J. Stephen St. Jules, V.F., Rector

Deacon James Easton
Deacon Robert Mitchison
Address:
1243 N. Church Street
Rockford, IL 61103

Website:
www.cathedralofstpeter.org

Email:
StPeterCathedral-Rockford@RockfordDiocese.org

Phone: (815) 965-2765
Fax: (815) 965-0743

Mass Times:
Sunday:7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m.
Monday:6:30 a.m., 8:15 a.m.
Tuesday:6:30 a.m., 8:15 a.m.
Wednesday:6:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m.
Thursday:6:30 a.m., 8:15 a.m.
Friday:6:30 a.m., 8:15 a.m.
Saturday:8:00 a.m., 4:15 p.m.
Holy Day:See church bulletin or website.

Adoration:
Tuesday: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Saturday: 8:30-9:00 a.m., 3:15-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:45-7:30 p.m.
Or by appointment

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Founded:  1922
Built:  1958
Registered Families:  1012
Church Capacity:  676-834
History:
In 1915 a small framed chapel was constructed in the Auburndale subdivision in Rockford.

The chapel was dedicated to St.William and was utilized as a mission for the north end of St. Mary's Parish in downtown Rockford .

In 1920, the summit of Council Hill (or Piety Hill), reputedly the highest spot in Rockford, was purchased for a new parish. In 1921 building began on a combination church and school on Court Street.

As the parish continued to expand and grow, property was acquired on the east side of Church Street and construction began on a new church and rectory. The cornerstone for the new church was blessed by Bishop Lane in August of 1958 and the church was dedicated on May 15, 1960.

On October 11, 1970, Bishop O'Neill designated St. Peter as the cathedral for the diocese. The formal dedication of St. Peter Cathedral was October 11, 1978.

A new altar and sanctuary in St. Peter Cathedral were dedicated on September 29, 1998 by His Eminence Francis Cardinal George from the Chicago Archdiocese.