St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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God’s Mercy Brings Freedom

So many people feel abandoned and alone. But Jesus never leaves us and is willing to forgive our many sins.


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Living the Moral Life 70

As we enter the fall political season, it is easy to get caught up into the mere human element of life and forget that God is there. We think about this policy and that policy. We think about the political party of our preference and understanding, and may even think that party has all the answers. We always need to be reminded that it is not the state that saves, but Jesus. Continue reading


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Pope at Audience: Are You Suffering? Look to the Cross

Pope at Audience: Are You Suffering? Look to the Cross


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At Santa Marta, Pope Gives ‘Simple Recipe’ for Not Erring in Christian Life

At Santa Marta, Pope Gives ‘Simple Recipe’ for Not Erring in Christian Life


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Consider If God Is Calling You to a Vocation, Pope Suggests

Consider If God Is Calling You to a Vocation, Pope Suggests