Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
September 27, 2023
ROCKFORD - 6:00 p.m., Knights of Columbus Recognition Dinner, Holy Family Parish
September 30, 2023
DEKALB - 9:00 a.m., St. Vincent de Paul Vincentian Mass, Christ the Teacher Parish
October 1, 2023
ROCKFORD - 7:30 a.m., Sunday Mass, Cathedral of St. Peter
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October 3-4, 2023
WASHINGTON, D.C. - USCCB Committee Meetings
October 8, 2023
ROCKFORD - 7:30 a.m., Sunday Mass, Cathedral of St. Peter
October 10, 2023
BYRON - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation, St. Mary Church
October 14, 2023
AURORA - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation, St. Rita of Cascia Church
October 15, 2023
ROCKFORD - 7:30 a.m., Sunday Mass, Cathedral of St. Peter
October 17, 2023
AURORA - 5:30 p.m., Confirmation, St. Peter Church


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Returned merchandise and refund policy: No refunds or returns offered. Customer service contact: Contact the Catholic Diocese of Rockford at 815-399-4300 extension 332 any time from Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST, or anytime via Neither trial periods nor promotions are offered on the sale of merchandise or on donations, whether they are one-time donations or recurring. See this website’s donation page for information on the date on which charges will commence following a donation. The prices displayed on this website are quoted in U.S. currency. Prices are subject to change at any time. We may, at our own discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. We also reserve the right to refuse any order you place with us. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer account, the same credit card and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. In the event we make a change to an order, we will attempt to notify you by contacting the e-mail and/or billing address or phone number provided at the time the order was made. Payments are accepted in U.S dollars only. Delivery of merchandise is by U.S. Postal Service standard rate.

Assignment: The Diocese may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with its rights and/or obligations under these terms of use without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

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