humor

Funny Cartoons During COVID-19

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on July 8, 2020

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Every day I’ve been posting humorous cartoons on Facebook. Several people have told me how much they enjoy them. We need something to lighten our spirits when it is easy to be overwheled with bad news. In case you are not my “friend” on Facebook, this week I’m providing thirty of the funniest cartoons for […]

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Humor and Inspiration in the Age of the Coronavirus

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on April 1, 2020

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During this dark and terrifying time, our sense of humor and urge to encourage one another are healthy. For your delight and inspiration, this week I’m presenting twelve images I’ve shared on Facebook and one fascinating video that shows what the human race can accomplish when we work together. Finally, at the very end is […]

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To Brighten and Inspire You

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on January 10, 2018

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Here is something for the cold, gloomy days we are experiencing:  As I cleaned out things accumulated over decades in preparation for moving, I came across the following clever piece. Whenever I see excellence—such as a stunning ballet, a breathtaking piece of art, or a well-written poem or story—I’m spurred on to do the best […]

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Did Jesus Enjoy Being a Human?

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on August 31, 2016

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According to the Gospels, Jesus was aware of the horrible way his life would end on earth. This might have put a pall on his thirty-three years. He could have spent each day dreading his future. Maybe that is why there is no record of Jesus laughing or even smiling. But when you think about […]

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Playfulness, Fun, and Holiness Mix

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on January 22, 2014

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Did you see the photograph of Pope Francis wearing a red clown nose? He was congratulating newlyweds who were involved in clown ministry. Repeatedly this pope has reminded us that religion is a joyful affair. Being silly and playing pranks are signs of a good heart. At a catechist’s conference, a sales rep came to […]

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Laughter, Jokes, and Joy

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on April 10, 2013

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The Easter season, when we celebrate that God has the last laugh on Satan, is the perfect time to reflect on humor. This gift is unique to human beings. I love a good laugh. Yesterday Sister Sharon, who teaches second grade, said that in class she mentioned Pope Benedict XV. Immediately a little boy’s hand […]

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