St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Aryl Dailey Free Lunch

We wish to thank the ladies from St Thomas for supplying
all of the homemade cookies and the ladies from St Mary
for the fruit and cereal bars for the February lunch. We
provided 133 meals on that Saturday. The generous
donation of personal items and warm clothing was
overwhelming and greatly appreciated by the recipients.
The next luncheon will be Saturday, March 16. We will
serve Sloppy Joe Sandwiches, Chips, Fresh Vegetables,
Fruit, and Dessert. We will be collecting hand soap and
small boxes of facial tissue. We are always in need of
women’s and men’s socks. Donations of apples and oranges
would be welcome.
These items may be brought to Berg Hall after 9:00am on
March 16, or contact Mary Koppi at 815 232-4687. Thank
you for your concern for our friends in need.

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New Mens Group

We are starting a new mens group here in Freeport. St Joseph Church will be hosting the new group on the first and third Wednsdays of the month. They will officially begin at 7pm, but the doors will be open by 6:30pm. It is a time for men in the community to support each other in the issues that men face today. … Continue reading

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III Domingo Tiempo Ordinario ciclo C 2019

Llama la atención la forma en que el pueblo celebra la presentación del Libro de la Ley en tiempos del profeta-sacerdote Esdras y del gobernador Nehemías. Esdras concluye la proclamación de la Ley con una alabanza al Señor, y todo el pueblo responde con una aclamación y un asentimiento a la voluntad del Señor, alzando las manos y diciendo amén, amén. Es la renovación de la Alianza: Dios da su palabra y el pueblo se compromete a cumplirla. Su futuro depende de que así sea. Esdras y Nehemías animan al pueblo para que no se aflija y se alegre en el Señor. Porque el Señor es la fortaleza de Israel. La palabra proclamada ante el pueblo y aceptada por el pueblo, comentada después e interiorizada por cada uno, lleva a la responsabilidad y a la conversión de todos. Los que han participado de una misma palabra, tomarán parte también en un mismo banquete para celebra la fiesta de la reconciliación. Continue reading

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I will not embed this video on this web site, it is done on purpose so you think about it before you see it. 

Want to know what actually happened to those teens from Kentucky? Here is the video. These kids were utterly attacked and suffered over an hour of verbal violence by the Black Israelites. Then those attacking them encouraged the Indians to make their seen. These poor kids… Continue reading