Category Archives: Prayer

Friars Corner: Be baptized in the Holy Spirit and come to know the joy of knowing Jesus

Genesis 12:1-4a; Ps 33:4-5, 18-20, 22; 2 Timothy 1:8b-10; Matthew 17:1-9 Jesus is gathering more and more followers across the world. he is telling them that he has opened up a “new fountain of living water,“ as he told the … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 3-3-17

Lent: Work in Me by Amy Welborn – Work in Me is the first in our JOYALive.net Lenten series by Amy Welborn, who shares inspiring excerpts from her book, Reconciled to God In time for Lent: Time for God – … Continue reading

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Lent: Work in Me by Amy Welborn, guest author

Welcome to Lent 2017 with Amy Welborn, author of Reconciled to God. She shares this series of inspiring excerpts from her book to help make your Lent a time of closeness with God. We implore you on behalf of Christ, … Continue reading

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In time for Lent – Time for God

featured on CatholicMom.com Time for God by Jacques Philippe is about mental prayer. Facing God in solitude and silence for a time, to enter into intimate, loving communication with him. I read this as a participant in a group study … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 2-24-17

Sweeter than Honey  – I recalled how Psalm 19:11 describes the Lord as, “Sweeter also than honey or drippings from the comb.” I was experiencing exactly what the psalm described. Review: A Body in Prayer by Neil Combs – In … Continue reading

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Sweeter than Honey

Two days before our beloved pastor left for a new assignment, I was bravely surrendering all my attachment to him. Over many years I had come to love him. Memories of attending a 10-part teaching series on Spiritual Direction surfaced … Continue reading

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Review: A Body in Prayer by Neil Combs

When I met Neil Combs at the Catholic Writers Guild Live conference, I sensed a connection that was beyond Catholics and writers. He introduced himself to me when we were volunteering at the Catholic Writers Guild booth in the CMN … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Our joy is in God’s kindness and love for all people

Leviticus 19:1-2, 1-18; Ps 103: 1-4, 8,10, 12-13; 1 Corinthians 3:16-23; Matthew 5:38- When we read and study the Bible, we see over and over again how much God loves and cares for his children that he has placed on … Continue reading

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