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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 5-5-17

Featured Favorite: Still House – Melissa Finn writes: I love that moment when the house is quiet. It is so full of echoes and promises, a pocketful of time all to yourself. A Classic by Fr. Jacques Philippe: Time for … Continue reading

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Featured Favorite: Still House

by Melissa Williams Finn Days like this one in late spring – green, breezy, crowned with a blue bowl of a sky – remind me of our little old 1930s house on McCommas and life with just my first two … Continue reading

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Easter Sunrise Storm

Remembering Easter Sunrise Services we celebrated years ago, my husband and I decided to have our own sunrise prayer time before going to Mass later. From the family room, we looked out over the lake with no visible sunrise. Just … Continue reading

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Edging God Out?

 Featured on NewEvangelizers.com Are you excited about Lent this year? Making long lists of sacrifices, prayers and goals? Or do you hesitate to take on a new discipline to add to your packed schedule? When we take on a new … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Jesus’ Light brings joy to us and blessings to others

Isaiah 58:7-10; Ps 112:4-9; 1 Corinthians 2:1-3; Matthew 5:13-16 God’s light is a major theme throughout our Bible. It is mentioned 77 times from Genesis to Revelation. As God was creating the universe and our earth, he said in Genesis … Continue reading

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Rejoice Always? Really?

Have you ever been grateful for something negative that happened to you?  Well, maybe not while it’s happening. A friend of mine is a classic doting grandmother. Nothing fills her with joy more than a visit from her little grandson, … Continue reading

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Christmas in Germany, 1944

                       Germany Noon Christmas Day, 1944 Merry Christmas Darling! And to all my three daughters a happy one. I thought of all of you through the long Xmas eve night and just had to dig out this scrap of paper … Continue reading

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Christmas ‘3 for 2’ Special

Christmas ‘3 for 2’ Special Buy 2 Catholic Moms Prayer Companion books autographed by Nancy @$16.95 each – 2 for $33.90 (plus separate shipping on each book) Get 1 Sharing Your Faith Story DVD free, A $19.95 value (free shipping … Continue reading

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