St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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FEATURE: Journey to Lagiewniki, Capital of Divine Mercy

FEATURE: Journey to Lagiewniki, Capital of Divine Mercy


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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.


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Fr Chris Alar Homily on the Parish Mission

Divine Mercy is one of the most wonderful devotions we have for our times. Come and find out why by coming to the parish mission these three days, Tonight, Monday night and Tuesday night at 7pm in St Joseph Church in Freeport, IL.


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First Saturday Devotion

The First Saturday Devotion of our blessed Mother Mary will be before the evening Masses at St Mary and St Joseph Churches. We will have exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 3pm in St Mary Church and 4:30pm in St Joseph Church. It will include the rosary and ends in benediction (a special blessing). Come and keep Jesus and Mary company before Mass.

What is First Saturday Devotion? http://themostholyrosary.com/appendix2.htm


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Make May a Month to Keep Mary, Our Spiritual Mother, in Our Hearts

By Bishop David J. MalloyThe month of May is characterized by our particular Catholic devotion to Mary the Mother of Jesus. As I travel around the diocese for ceremonies and confirmations this month, I have seen statutes of the Blessed Mother prominently displayed, often bearing a wreath from the ceremony of the May crowning. Continue reading