St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Winter Olympic Gold Medalist Speaks of Catholic Identity in Fast-Paced World

It is common for bobsledders to reach speeds of 80 to 90 miles per hour in international races. While this may make for thrilling competition, Olympic gold medalist Curt Tomasevicz — no stranger to flying on ice — has a deep appreciation for slowing down.
The Shelby, Nebraska, native recently helped to organize a retreat at a Benedictine monastery. This was a reminder for him of what is most important in life. Despite a decorated career that includes not only an Olympic gold and bronze medal, but also three gold, two silver and five bronze medals at the World Championships — he knows that he cannot take them with him when he departs from this life. …

http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/winter-olympic-gold-medalist-speaks-of-catholic-identity-in-fast-paced-worl


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Mary’s Intercession 100 Years ago Today

Today is the 100 year anniversary of the Miracle of the Son. Praise God!

(Cynthia Saar sings the Ave Maria)


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Domingo de la Santísima Trinidad ciclo A 2017

La fiesta de la Santísima Trinidad puede dar pie a las reflexiones teológicas más profundas sobre Dios o a la experiencia de amor más grande. O quizá a las dos cosas. Cada vez que leo este evangelio me maravillo de la sencillez con la que Jesús nos muestra quién es Dios, cómo es Dios, que hay en su corazón. Y es que nosotros, muchas veces, la tergiversamos y la amoldamos a nuestros intereses. Pero Dios no se deja atrapar por nuestras manipulaciones. Continue reading


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O Happy Fault


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Is Jesus Coming Again?