Welcome to the Cathedral of St. Peter

Most Reverend David J. Malloy, D.D., J.C.L., S.T.D. 
Bishop of Rockford

 Cathedral of St. Peter is a Roman Catholic Church whose mission is that of Jesus Christ: the conversion of sinners and the salvation of souls. This is accomplished by preaching the Gospel, celebrating the Sacraments and evangelizing the world around us.


 
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Thanksgiving Day Mass

 

Join Bishop Malloy as he celebrates Thanksgiving Day Mass

at the Cathedral of St. Peter at 9:00 a.m.

 


 

Christmas Choirs at the Cathedral of St. Peter
 
 
CATHEDRAL CHORALE:
 

*Anyone interested in singing for Christmas Eve - Midnight Mass (12:00) must attend at least 3 of the Rehearsals in December (Thurs., Dec. 4, 11, 18, Mon., Dec. 22) from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.... in addition to Thurs., Nov. 20, Tues., Nov. 25) from 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.*

 

All those who commit to singing for Christmas Eve - Midnight Mass are also asked/expected to attend/sing for Lessons & Carols on Sunday, Jan. 4 at 1:30 p.m. Please mark your calendars now so that you are able to be in attendance!
 
CATHEDRAL HANDBELL RINGERS:
 
If you would be interested in playing handbells for any of our Masses, please contact me as soon as possible so that we can get rehearsals scheduled!
 
CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS CHOIR:

Any students in grade 3 and up are invited and encouraged to join us to sing for the 5:00 p.m. Mass on Christmas Eve.  Students are expected to attend at least 3 of the 4 scheduled rehearsals (ideally all 4)!!

Saturday, Nov. 29          10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.          Rehearsal in Choir Room
Saturday, Dec. 6            10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.          Rehearsal in Choir Room 
Saturday, Dec. 13          10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.          Rehearsal in Choir Room 
Saturday, Dec. 20          10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.          Rehearsal in Choir Loft
Wednesday, Dec. 24  4:00 p.m. Warm-ups in Music Room for 5:00 p.m. MASS

 

If you would like your child(ren) to sing, just come to the first rehearsal on Saturday, November 29 at 10:30 a.m. in the CHOIR ROOM (located down the steps, below the Sacristy in the Church) If you cannot attend the first rehearsal, but would still like to sing, please contact me to make other arrangements.

 

Many thanks and blessings!

 

Gregory J. Buchberger

Director of Music & Liturgy

Cathedral of St. Peter

gbuchberger@cathedralofstpeter.org

815-965-2765 x103 

 
 

 


 

 
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