St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Living the Mortal Life 64

So far I have only addressed the Traditions established by God. God gave us our worship. The original format God gave us is when Israel was saved from slavery by Egypt. In fact, it was to be a perpetual institution (Ex 12:14 & 17). It even gave the unleavened bread and the sacrificial lamb as part of this worship. But this worship did not end when Jesus came. If it did, God would have given a false message that it was to be perpetual. In the Last Supper, Jesus transforms this sacred meal and sacrifice of the Old Testament into what we have during the Mass today. Continue reading


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Pope’s Morning Homily: Church Needs ‘Everyday Saints’

Being a ‘saint’ in the everyday, ordinary things is what the Church needs. …

Pope’s Morning Homily: Church Needs ‘Everyday Saints’


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