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...]
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...]
Need a laugh? Check this out: As Fr. James Martin noted on his Facebook page: “Catholic Relief Services needs to get someone to do something like this for them.” Amen! (But if CRS could do something like this, Catholics would have invented the Borscht Belt…) Enjoy [Read more...]
Deacon Greg Kandra is a Roman Catholic deacon serving the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York. In February 2011, he was named the Executive Editor of ONE, the acclaimed magazine published by the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA).
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