St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Pro Life Corner

Baby Feet Pro-LifeOne thing is certain: When the time has come, nothing which is man-made will subsist. One day, all human accomplishments will be reduced to a pile of ashes. But every single child a woman has conceived will live forever, for he has been given an immortal soul made to God’s image and likeness. (Presented by Stephenson County Right To Life)

 


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November Free Community Lunch

We want to thank all who donated the many warm scarves, caps and gloves as well as the winter coats and jackets. You have helped many in our community through your generous giving. We provided 151 meals on November 16, and owe our volunteers a great big thank you for their dedication to this ministry. We will serve a ham dinner on Saturday, December 21. Donations and volunteers are always needed. Please contact Mary Koppi at 815-232-4687 for information. God Bless! – The Society of St Vincent de Paul


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Domingo II adviento ciclo A 2019

Juan es el último profeta del Antiguo Testamento y el primero del Nuevo, es el precursor del salvador. Nos invita a la conversión, al cambio de mente y de corazón, de pensamiento y sentimiento. Nos invita a tomar postura, de ella depende la diferencia que separará a unos de otros. Nosotros preguntamos también: ¿entonces, qué hacemos? Él nos indica un camino: compartir nuestros bienes, servir al necesitado, no aprovecharse de los demás, dar de comer al hambriento… ¿Qué me respondería a mí en este momento de mi vida Juan Bautista? Si quiero preparar de verdad mi interior para la venida de Jesús no debo eludir esta pregunta. Sólo si estoy dispuesto a dar una respuesta adecuada estaré en condiciones de que el Evangelio sea de verdad una Buena Noticia. Continue reading