Bishop to ordain two new priests for the Diocese of Rockford

Online Staff Report

At 11 a.m., Saturday, June 28, Bishop David J. Malloy will ordain two men to the priesthood for the 11-county Diocese of Rockford.

The Sacred Rite of Ordination will take place in the Cathedral of St. Peter, 1243 N. Church St., Rockford. Bishop Malloy will be joined by all priests and permanent deacons as he confers the sacrament of Holy Orders.

The men to be ordained to the sacred priesthood are the Rev. Andrew Deitz, 29, of Crystal Lake, Ill., and the Rev. Jared Twenty, 30, of Cary, Ill.

Their personal vocation stories can be viewed at

The ordination ceremony will be open to the public. Live coverage of the event will be available via live stream video on the Diocese of Rockford website at People can also follow these events on Facebook and Twitter.

Posted June 26, 2014

Enjoy The Rock River Times? Help spread the word!