St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Merry Christmas!

A cradle Catholic once said, “Wouldn’t it be great if God actually came down to earth and walked with us and worked just like us and experienced everything we do?” It wasn’t till after he said this that he realized God already thought of it. It was such a great idea, God actually did it! It wasn’t till after that person said it that he realized the depth of the meaning of Christmas. Continue reading


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Living the Moral Life 59

The Eucharist and Confession are particular sacraments that can help us through life, but when it comes to our life’s end, or when we are in any danger of death, the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick can be very helpful. The Anointing of the Sick is found in the Book of James, chapter 5. It takes a fairly short amount of time, five minutes at the most, but other prayers can be said as well. Continue reading


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How to Deal With Temptations


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How to Deal With Temptations

Each Mass has slightly different tips.

5:30pm Saturday Evening

8am Sunday Morning

!0:30am Sunday Morning