St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Symposium: ‘Humanae Vitae’ Teachings Essential for Stable Marriages, Families

Benedictine College event looked at why the teachings of the Church are the answer to many current cultural and societal problems.
Mary Rezac/CNA/EWTN News
ATCHISON, Kan. — The promise of the sexual revolution and contraception was total sexual freedom for everyone.
“Sex is for fun and now women can have just as much fun without the consequences,” Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco said about the claims of the sexual revolution in a recent talk.
“That was the cry of the day, and yet somehow it didn’t work out that way,” he said.
What went wrong? It’s a question that….

http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/symposium-humanae-vitae-teachings-essential-for-stable-marriages-families


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Living the Moral Life 62

Blessed objects are great things to help us grow in virtue, protect us and teach us. Holy Traditions can do the same. In Traditions, I am more specifically referring to actions, as opposed to objects. Unfortunately, many people were taught that Traditions are relative and therefore can change like the wind. There are many reasons why Traditions are not subject to change. Continue reading


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Natural Family Planning and God’s Plan for Your Marriage

5:30 Mass at St. Joseph Church:

 

8am Mass at St. Mary Church:

 

10:30 Mass at St. Joseph Church