Blog Posts in the “Cause of Our Joy” Category

let the fire fall

Published June 7, 2019 by

Good morning from sunny Joy Valley! The birds are singing, the flowers are really starting to show their colors, and the valley is lush and green! The Lord is blessing […]

What’s Heaven like?

Published June 1, 2019 by

Good morning from Joy Valley and welcome to the month of June! Yep! It’s *actually* June already! How did this happen?! Didn’t we just make New Year’s resolutions a few […]

Peace I leave with you

Published May 25, 2019 by

Good morning from Joy Valley! Happy feast of St. Bede the Venerable! Like you, we subscribe to various emails (like this one!) and we learned some great information about St. […]

Mary, the Perfect Mother

Published May 11, 2019 by

Good morning and a joyful Saturday to you! Last week we talked about May being the month of Mother Mary, and it the theme of motherhood continues! Tomorrow is Mother’s […]

May is for Mary

Published May 4, 2019 by

Good morning to you from Joy Valley! The clouds are lifting and the hills of the valley are turning green—even the trees are starting to bud! Spring is officially here! […]

The Glory of These 50 Days

Published April 27, 2019 by

Good morning and a Blessed Easter Saturday to you! We don’t know about you, but we have been using the word “alleluia” pretty liberally this week and it feels so […]

Learn how to plant a Mary Garden

Published April 27, 2019 by

Ellen Willson from Willson’s Garden Center in Petoskey will lead a class on planting a garden in honor of Our Blessed Mother. The class will feature: the history and purpose […]

Holy week

Published April 13, 2019 by

Good morning — thanks for clicking on this email and joining us! Since we have started this little “email ministry”, we have been so pleasantly surprised and grateful for your […]

making all things new

Published April 7, 2019 by

Good morning! We are sending sunny, warm greetings to you from Joy Valley where we are seeing more grass and less snow every day! It won’t be long and the trees […]