“Do not be discouraged. Be Not Afraid!”

  Sometimes I just cannot hide the frustration I feel when it comes to the world view on things like; abortion, euthanasia, gender neutral bathroom and locker room faculties, and other hot button issues. Our culture is so misguided and I often wonder, why can’t they wake up and see how incredibly wrong they are?…

Catholic Bible Journaling

// This post contains affiliate links. Please see my About page for more information. // I have not always been very good about reading the bible. I’m actually not an avid reader in general, which has always made reading the bible seem like an impossible task. In the past, I would always crack open the…

5 Catholic Apps I Can’t Live Without (you NEED them too!)

  Isn’t technology great! I mean sometimes it isn’t but if we use technology for good, then it can be a huge blessing, and a powerful tool in evangelizing others and ourselves. Let’s take for example apps. Sure, I suppose I could get lost for hours playing games on my phone — or I can…

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…