St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Cookie Walk REMINDER!!

The 27th Annual Cookie Walk sponsored by the ladies of the Presence St Joseph Auxiliary will be held in the O’Neill Center of St Thomas Church on Saturday, Dec 1, 2017 from 8:00-11:00am. A wide variety of homemade cookies, candies and goodies will be available for purchase. Save yourself some time baking this holiday season and support a worthy cause at the same time. Proceeds from this event benefit the residents at the Presence St. Joseph Center.

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Slow Down

I am sure we have all heard about the marijuana plantations going up all over in Illinois, and especially in Freeport. There seems to be a rush to get everything up and going, but maybe we should really look at what the effects of something like this will be. The Church does not teach that marijuana is an intrinsic evil, but it is a mind altering drug. It should be treated with great care. Continue reading