Diocese of

Rockford

USA USA

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Rockford / Rockfordien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Chicago

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Immaculate Conception (December 8)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 11

Liturgical Calendar (National) πŸ“…

History

Contact Info

Address: Diocesan Administration Center, 555 Coleman Center Dr., Rockford, IL 61108, USA

Phone: +1 (815) 399-4300

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.03.20 – ...):Bishop David John Malloy (68)Bishop David John Malloy (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Rockford (Roman Rite)

Bishop David John Malloy (68)Bishop David John Malloy (68)
(2012.03.20 – ...)

Bishop of Rockford (USA)

Fides spes caritas

Born:1956.02.03 (Milwaukee, WI, USA)
Ordained Priest:1983.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:2012.05.14

Priest of Milwaukee (USA) (1983.07.01 – 2012.03.20)

Prelate of Honour of His Holiness (2000.10.28 – 2012.03.20)

General Secretary of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2006 – 2011.06)

Bishop of Rockford (USA) (2012.03.20 – ...)

Bishop Thomas George Doran
(1994.04.19 – 2012.03.20)

Spes anchora vitæ

Born:1936.02.20 (Rockford, IL, USA)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1994.06.24
Died:2016.09.01 († 80)

Priest of Rockford (USA) (1961.12.20 – 1986.04.03)

Prelate Auditor of Tribunal of the Roman Rota (1986.04.03 – 1994.04.19)

Bishop of Rockford (USA) (1994.04.19 – 2012.03.20)

Bishop Arthur Joseph O’Neill
(1968.08.19 – 1994.04.19)

Ut omnes unum sint

Born:1917.12.14 (East Dubuque, IL, USA)
Ordained Priest:1943.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1968.10.11
Died:2013.04.27 († 95)

Bishop of Rockford (USA) (1968.08.19 – 1994.04.19)

Bishop Loras Thomas Lane
(1956.10.11 – 1968.07.22)

Via veritatis

Born:1910.10.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1937.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1951.08.20
Died:1968.07.22 († 57)

Titular Bishop of Bencenna (1951.05.29 – 1956.10.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Dubuque (USA) (1951.05.29 – 1956.10.11)

Bishop of Rockford (USA) (1956.10.11 – 1968.07.22)

Msgr. Donald Martin Carroll
(1956.06.27 – 1956.09.25 not possessed)

Induimini Jesum

Born:1909.11.25 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1934.04.07
Died:2002.01.03 († 92)

Bishop of Rockford (USA) (1956.06.27 – 1956.09.25 not possessed)

Bishop Raymond Peter Hillinger
(1953.11.03 – 1956.06.27)

Deo primum servire

Born:1904.05.02 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1932.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1953.12.29
Died:1971.11.13 († 67)

Bishop of Rockford (USA) (1953.11.03 – 1956.06.27)

Titular Bishop of Derbe (1956.06.27 – 1971.11.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago (USA) (1956.06.27 – 1971.11.13)

Bishop John Joseph Boylan
(1942.11.21 – 1953.07.19)

Pax vobis

Born:1889.10.07 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1915.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:1943.02.17
Died:1953.07.19 († 63)

Bishop of Rockford (USA) (1942.11.21 – 1953.07.19)

Bishop Edward Francis Hoban (later Archbishop)
(1928.02.21 – 1942.11.14)

Veni lumen cordium

Born:1878.07.27 (Chicago, IL, USA)
Ordained Priest:1903.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1921.12.21
Died:1966.09.22 († 88)

Priest of Chicago (USA) (1903.07.11 – 1921.11.21)

Titular Bishop of Colonia (1921.11.21 – 1928.02.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago (USA) (1921.11.21 – 1928.02.21)

Bishop of Rockford (USA) (1928.02.21 – 1942.11.14)

Titular Bishop of Lystra (1942.11.14 – 1945.11.02)

Coadjutor Bishop of Cleveland (USA) (1942.11.14 – 1945.11.02)

Bishop of Cleveland (USA) (1945.11.02 – 1966.09.22)

Archbishop ad personam (1951.07.23 – 1966.09.22)

Bishop Peter James Muldoon
(1908.09.28 – 1927.10.08)

Pro fide et patria

Born:1862.10.10 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1886.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1901.07.25
Died:1927.10.08 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Tamassus (1901.06.10 – 1908.09.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago (USA) (1901.06.10 – 1908.09.28)

Bishop of Rockford (USA) (1908.09.28 – 1927.10.08)

Special Churches

Churches by City (110)

Davenport (↙), Dubuque (←), Madison (↑), Milwaukee (β†—), Chicago (β†’), Joliet (β†˜), Peoria (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 16,717 kmΒ²

Population: 496,000 Catholics (23.6% of 2,105,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 105 parishes, 42 missions

Personnel: 210 priests (183 diocesan, 27 religious), 139 deacons, 116 religious (33 brothers, 83 sisters), 11 seminarians

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