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On Laetare Sunday, March 27, 15 young boys and girls received for the first time in their lives the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Our Lord through the sacrament of the Holy Eucharist. 
 
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After careful preparation by Canon John O'Connor, rector of St. Mary Oratory in Rockford, IL, these children experienced the joy of the presence of Jesus in their bodies and souls.
 
 
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May Our Lord help them grow in grace and holiness!
 
"He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in him."
John 6:56
 
 

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