St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Acts of the Apostles 3

Last week we looked at how the “Kerygma” (the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection) is the reason for conversion. This is how the Apostles, inspired by the Holy Spirit converted so many people to the faith. We do not need eloquence or some high and lofty programs. All we need is to know the love of God, that He loved us so much, He was willing to come down to us and sacrifice Himself for us. Continue reading


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Pope at Audience: ‘Hope Against Hope’

Hope does not disappoint….Therefore, like Abraham, we are to hope against hope…

Pope Francis stressed this during this morning’s General Audience in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, as began a new series of catecheses on the theme of Christian hope. 

https://zenit.org/articles/pope-at-audience-hope-against-hope/


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Mother of Jesus is Our Mother

8am Mass in St Mary Church

10:30am Mass in St Joseph Church