St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Pope’s Morning Homily: You Can’t Follow Jesus Standing Still

You can’t follow Jesus standing still….

According to Vatican Radio, Pope Francis stressed this to faithful during his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, as he reflected on the Gospel account of the paralytic who is lowered from the roof of the house where Jesus is teaching.

Important Thing: Follow

Francis highlighted how people follow Jesus out of self interest or because they are looking for comfort, conceding that even if no intention is totally pure or perfect, the important thing is to follow Jesus. …

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My Peace I Give To You

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Corpus Christi Procession this Sunday

We will process with the Jesus in the Eucharist from St Joseph Church to St Mary Church this Sunday the 22nd of June. Join us in the singing, exposition and witness of our faith after the 10:30am Mass. Follow Fr Barr and Fr Camacho to St Mary Church as we follow Jesus, wherever He may take us.


~~~~In the Eucharist, Jesus makes himself the food that nourishes and sustains Catholics, even when the road gets rough, (Pope Francis)