St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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The Pearl

I remember when I moved into Wonder Lake, before I went into the seminary, I built my house in a neighborhood closer to Rt 120. My neighbors across the street were very nice to me. They called me “the next day neighbor”. I cheated a little on building my house; it was a pre-made home from Pittsville, Wisconsin. My neighbors were very welcoming. When I asked my neighbor across the street where the nearest Catholic Church was, they responded that I would have to go to one of the neighboring towns. I figured since they grew up there, that was the best place to start. Two weeks later I found a Catholic Church right in town. Oops! Continue reading


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Pope’s Letter to Argentina’s Bishops for Feast of St. Cajetan

Pope’s Letter to Argentina’s Bishops for Feast of St. Cajetan


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Pope to Young People: Get Back Up on Your Feet

Pope to Young People: Get Back Up on Your Feet