St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Why the Rosary is Not “Vain Repetition”

Protestants sometimes charge Catholics with “vain repetition” in praying the Rosary. This is a reference to Matthew 6:7, where Jesus instructs, “When you pray to not babble with vain repetition as the pagans do.” …

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Holy Hour and Healing Service

This Friday is the First Friday of the month. St Joseph Church in Freeport will be hosting a Holy Hour and Healing Service at 5pm this Friday, November 6. All are invited to take advantage of the promises of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the healing power of the Eucharist.