Category Archives: Joy Stories

Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 1-27-17

Joy Stories: No turning back – The Lord captured Kevin Luksus’ heart in high school. The mindset, “no turning back,” kept him making the hard choices that allowed God to work in his life. CatholicMom: A Catholic sister – As … Continue reading

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Joy Stories: No turning back

by Kevin Luksus From my earliest memories, I recall going to Sunday Mass. Mom and Dad raised me in the Catholic faith and sent me to Catholic schools. Catholic practices were a routine part of my life. Outside of church … Continue reading

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Thank you for making 2016 an impressive year!

Dear friends, prayer warriors, authors, readers and subscribers of JOYAlive.net. Thank you! We give thanks to God always for all of you, remembering you in our prayers, unceasingly calling to mind your work of faith and labor of love and … Continue reading

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What is your Galilee Moment?

Featured on CatholicWritersGuild.org Pope Francis spoke about how Jesus told his disciples after his Resurrection to return to Galilee where they first give their lives to him.  “To return to Galilee means above all to return to that blazing light … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 8-5-16

Transform your marriage with ‘Intimate Graces’ –  Featured on NewEvangelizers.com – Do you know that practicing the works of mercy can transform your marriage? Nancy Ward reviews Intimate Graces by Teresa Tomeo and Dominick Pastore Joy Stories: God bless the … Continue reading

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Joy Stories: God bless the unbroken road by Neil Combs

The story of Neil Comb’s unbroken road to the Catholic Church is a Featured Favorite from 2014 Many faith journeys and conversion stories are filled with trials and conflict, with obstacles and hesitance. A “broken road” as they say.  My … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 7-15-16

Joy Stories: Embracing the cross – by Lisa Nicholas – Like Simon of Cyrene, I did not choose the cross that weighed so heavily on me, but in carrying it, I found myself with Jesus close beside me. Transform your … Continue reading

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Joy Stories: Embracing the Cross

By Lisa Nicholas In my parish church, we have a set of hand-carved Stations of the Cross that we purchased from Taiwan thirty years ago. In those days we couldn’t afford much, so parishioners were encouraged to “buy” one station. … Continue reading

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