St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Living the Moral Life 71

We can get frustrated with the sins we commit. We trip and fall constantly. It would be easy to despair of going to confession for the same old sins every single time. In our despair, we could easily blame God for taking away our freedom. But it is the devil that loves to see us beat ourselves over the head, not Jesus. The devil is our accuser (Rev 12:10); Jesus is our advocate (1 John 2:1).

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Pope’s Morning Homily: Denial of Conscientious Objection Is Persecution

There are two types of persecution against Christians, says Pope Francis: that which makes martyrs and that which could be dubbed “polite persecution.” …

Pope’s Morning Homily: Denial of Conscientious Objection Is Persecution