For the feast of St. Francis: a "forest of Junipers"

From Fr. James Martin’s new book, “Between Heaven and Mirth,” comes this delightful anecdote about one of Francis’s most enthusiastic followers: Perhaps the most enjoyable of all the tales in the Franciscan annals concern the lovable Brother Juniper, whose lavish generosity constantly exasperated his Franciscan brothers.  Juniper, one of the early companions of Francis, thought [Read More…]

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Tweet Jesus…

This is working its way around the Internets…so here it is. I like it because it features a bench [Read more…]

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Now you know: the real meaning of "deacon"

A tweet forwarded to me from a reader: [Read more…]

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A Christmas card for our times

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New Evangelization FAIL

“Honey, here’s something fun for the family…let’s go!” H/T to The Ironic Catholic. [Read more…]

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Looking for a joke for this Sunday's homily?

A reader from the U.K. left this comment on another post: Anglican priest to his wife who’d just spent a fortune on a dress – ”Why did you spend so much, I’ve told you that whenever you feel tempted you should say “Get behind me Satan” “I did” said his wife. “What happened then?” said [Read More…]

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Funniest joke?

The winner of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival’s Best Joke award, by Nick Helm: “I needed a password eight characters long, so I picked Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.” Are you in stitches yet? Read the other winners. [Read more…]

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Happy Monday!

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It's the Circle of Laughs

From those whacky folks at Disney, “Bloopers and Outtakes” from the new “The Lion King” DVD. [Read more…]

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Who's behind all those cat videos on YouTube?

Now it can be told. [Read more…]

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