Blog Posts in the “Cause of Our Joy” Category

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 […]

why we need confession

Published March 30, 2019 by

Good morning! Glad you are with us this Saturday! Hopefully you are sitting in the sunshine and enjoying a warm beverage!  We are a little over halfway through Lent – […]

Hail, full of Grace

Published March 23, 2019 by

Good morning! Hopefully, this little Saturday morning delivery finds you smiling and full of good cheer. It is officially spring now, so bring on the sunshine and warmer weather!  Here […]

Irish dinner

Published March 16, 2019 by

Every year around this time, I search for my friend Ellen’s recipes for St Patrick’s Day.  Her great-great-great-grandmother Houlihan’s Irish soda bread is delicious!! She was from Ireland so I […]

Lent is coming.

Published March 2, 2019 by

Good morning from Joy Valley! You made it to March! Spring is right around the corner, but do you know what happens before that? Lent! Ash Wednesday will be here […]