Category Archives: Joy

The radiant joy of God’s presence

“Look to him that you may be radiant with joy,” (Psalm 34:6). What keeps us trying to focus our minds on the Lord and turn our hearts toward his? The joy of knowing he transforms us to reflect his presence … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Jesus died on the cross to forgive all of our sins

Sirach 27:30 -28:9; Ps 103:1-4, 9-12; Romans 14:7-8; Matthew 18:21-35 Dear Holy Spirit, please give us wisdom to know and understand Jesus’ awesome love for us. God loves us in so many ways. He wants us to receive more of … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 9-15-17

Simple Acts of Love Six Lessons of 9-11 Friars Corner: Jesus calls us to love, not destroy

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Six Lessons of 9-11

After 16 years, I still keep a poster on the wall of my office advertising the National Book Festival, which my husband and I attended on September 8, 2001. All kinds of booths and entertainment venues filled the National Mall … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Jesus calls us to love, not destroy

Ezekiel 33:7-9; Ps 95:1-2, 6-9; Rom 13:8-10; Matthew 18:15-20 Dear Holy Spirit, enlighten our minds to know God’s will for us and give us your power to do our part to help make the world better. This Sunday’s gospel is … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 9-8-17

  A Ray of Hope in Harvey’s Storm One Sunday in Galilee: Mass in the words Jesus spoke Friars Corner: Holy Spirit, help us pray like our house is on fire!  

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One Sunday in Galilee: Mass in the words Jesus spoke

(Featured on NewEvangelizers.com) An entry in my travel journal describes one Sunday in Galilee in 1988 on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by John Michael Talbot. As it does now, the world churned in turmoil with war surrounding … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 9-1-17

Joy Stories: ‘Jesus loves me’ God’s Gift of Your Body Friars Corner: The joy of personally knowing Jesus Christ  

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