St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Hey Moms: Do You Need a Makeover?

Hey Moms: Do You Need a Makeover?


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Living the Moral Life 32

Having relations with each other before marriage is a mortal sin. Most people do not understand this. Many might question what the big deal is if they plan on getting married anyway. Marriage is more than a contract, but let us look at this idea of a contract in marriage. Continue reading


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Giving and Worship


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Giving and Worship


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Liturgy of the Eucharist Part 23

                In the consecration of the Precious Blood of Christ we start to experience the sacrificial nature of this offering we are making. The blood of Jesus is now being spilt on the altar of the cross. “This is the chalice of My blood”. His blood now mingles with our offering. His offering purifies, sanctifies and perfects what we offer. His blood is what makes our offering pleasing to the Heavenly Father. Continue reading