St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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‘What to Do When All Seems Dark?’ Pope Says, ‘Hope, Hold On’

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What should one do when things are dark …. Pope Francis says to hope and hold on….

According to Vatican Radio, during his morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta today, Pope Francis expressed this as he urged Christians to be courageously anchored in hope, and never just ‘still.’

Francis drew his inspiration from today’s Letter to the Hebrews, which spoke about having courage to go forward…

https://zenit.org/articles/what-to-do-when-all-seems-dark-francis-says-hope-hold-on/

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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