Let Us Love and Encourage One Another!

Yesterday, while picking up a prescription for one of my boys, I overheard an exchange between a Pharmacist and a Pharmacy Tech. As the Pharmacy Tech was looking up the prescription I needed, she turned to the pharmacist next to her and said, “So what are you doing for your birthday tomorrow? I know your…

{{YOU}} Can be a Joy Filled Catholic!

I don’t always enthusiastically jump into the air, while walking through a flowery meadow – but when I do, it’s because I am a Joy Filled Catholic! Actually, that’s not even me, but that is how I feel inside when I think of the awesomeness that is the Catholic Church. It really truly is –…

Why I LOVE Being Catholic ~ Intro

So, after having this blog for a year, posting a few things, and writing several things that didn’t seem right, so they didn’t get posted – I have FINALLY been inspired! Praise be to God! Seriously, if I didn’t know that it was God’s will for me to put this blog out there for His…

Welcome to the Joy Filled Catholic Blog

Hello! Welcome to The Joy Filled Catholic Blog. I am Christie, a joy filled Catholic, who, after being raised Catholic, attending CCD, and then Catholic School 7th-12th grade, drifted away from the Catholic Church and her teachings. I was what some call a “C&E” (Christmas and Easter) Catholic for many years and I slowly made…