St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Eucharistic Adoration Holy Hour of Healing

Are you hurting? Do you need quiet reflection time? Time alone with Jesus? Join us for an hour of Eucharistic Adoration with a healing service on Friday, December 7, at 5:00pm in St Mary Church.


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The Book of the Dead

The Book of the Dead will be out for the entire month of November. Please list all your loved ones who have died this past year. They will all be remembered fondly in our prayers!
The book will be available in the front of the Church at St Joseph. The book will be available on a table in the back of the Church at St Mary.


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Fatima Prayers

The second apparition (June 13, 1917) Our Lady of Fatima reiterated the importance of the rosary and added a devotion to her Immaculate Heart in reparation of the offenses to her Immaculate Heart. In the July apparition, again was reiterated the importance of the 5 decade rosary prayed daily and offered to Our Lady of the Rosary to obtain Peace in the world.


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Fatima Prayers

Inspired to offer up all his sufferings to Jesus for the salvation of sinners, Francesco said this prayer, “My God, we offer you all these sufferings and sacrifices! It is an act of reparation for the conversion of Sinners.” At the first apparition, Our Lady of Fatima told the children to Say the rosary every day, to obtain peace for the world, and the end of the war. (5 decade rosary each day)