St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Father Barr was on a Steubenville retreat with young people from the Freeport area.

Father Don Lund was gracious enough to fill-in for Father Barr at the 10:30 Mass on July 17. Father Lund did a great job in tying in last week’s readings, the readings for the 17th and the readings for next week’s liturgy into one meaningful sermon. We hope you enjoy Father Lund’s homily.  Father Barr will be with us next Sunday.

Please enjoy this homily.

 

Author: stjosephstmary

We are two Catholic Churches close to downtown Freeport, IL. Our communities are over 150 years old and have been dedicated to our lord Jesus Christ since our inception. We believe in God the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was concieved by the Holy Spirit, born of ythe Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilot, was crucified, died and was buried; he descended into hell; on the third day he rose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of God the father almighty; from there he will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. Amen.

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