• Kites By Happy Catholic   -   May 27, 2020

    KITES

    Bertha Lum, Kites

  • Novena to the Holy Spirit: Day 5 By Happy Catholic   -   May 26, 2020

    NOVENA TO THE HOLY SPIRIT: DAY 5

    Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church. Descent of the Holy Spirit, Dore THE GIFT OF...

    Fashion, Art
  • By Happy Catholic   -   May 26, 2020

    ST. PHILIP NERI'S FEAST DAY OR "DID LAUGHING AT YOURSELF HELP AT ALL?"

    I have always been attracted to this saint without too much of a specific reason other than I knew that he loved to laugh. Then I read...

  • Novena to the Holy Spirit: Day 4 By Happy Catholic   -   May 25, 2020

    NOVENA TO THE HOLY SPIRIT: DAY 4

    Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church. Descent of the Holy Ghost , Durer THE GIFT OF...

  • Jo Walton, St. Zenobius, and Me: Joyful and Triumphant By Happy Catholic   -   May 25, 2020

    JO WALTON, ST. ZENOBIUS, AND ME: JOYFUL AND TRIUMPHANT

    Rerunning this piece because the sentiments still apply even though my birthday is on a Monday this year and skates in under the wire...

  • Novena to the Holy Spirit: Day 3 By Happy Catholic   -   May 24, 2020

    NOVENA TO THE HOLY SPIRIT: DAY 3

    Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church. El Greco. Pentecost. c.1600. Oil on canvas. Museo...

    Oil, Canvas
  • Novena to the Holy Spirit: Day 2 By Happy Catholic   -   May 23, 2020

    NOVENA TO THE HOLY SPIRIT: DAY 2

    Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church. Giotto, Pentecost, c. 1305, Scrovegni Chapel,...

    Works
  • By Happy Catholic   -   May 23, 2020

    AT LAST

    At last - "The library is still closed. Opening plans will be presented by the City Manager at the June 3 City Council Briefing. "....

  • By Happy Catholic   -   May 23, 2020

    A LOVELY REVIEW FROM MRS. DARWIN FOR THUS SAYETH THE LORD

    Underneath the conversational tone is a deep knowledge of scripture and a love for these prickly characters who are the pillars of...

    Print
  • Novena to the Holy Spirit: Day 1 By Happy Catholic   -   May 22, 2020

    NOVENA TO THE HOLY SPIRIT: DAY 1

    Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church. Anthony van Dyck. The Descent of the Holy Spirit....

    Works
  • Lincoln's Battle with God by Stephen Mansfield By Happy Catholic   -   May 22, 2020

    LINCOLN'S BATTLE WITH GOD BY STEPHEN MANSFIELD

    Throughout his life, Lincoln fought with God. In his early years in Illinois, he rejected even the existence of God and became the...

  • Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord: Making Heaven Present Everywhere By Happy Catholic   -   May 21, 2020

    SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD: MAKING HEAVEN PRESENT EVERYWHERE

    The Ascension of Christ Salvador Dali, 1958 Traditionally this is called Ascension Thursday and tradition puts it here in the liturgical...

  • By Happy Catholic   -   May 20, 2020

    YOUR MANUSCRIPT IS BOTH GOOD AND ORIGINAL

    My congratulations to you, sir. Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part...

  • At Breakfast By Happy Catholic   -   May 20, 2020

    AT BREAKFAST

    At Breakfast. The painters wife, Sigrid Kähler, by Laurits Andersen Ring

    Painter
  • 36 Years of Wedded Bliss By Happy Catholic   -   May 20, 2020

    36 YEARS OF WEDDED BLISS

    We can tell what doesn't work in marriages. So often today people ask, "Who will make me happy?" But what we should ask is, "Who will...

    Works
  • By Happy Catholic   -   May 20, 2020

    JULIE AND SCOTT THOUGHT DUNKIRK WOULD BE NICE THIS TIME OF YEAR. BUT THE LINES AT THE BEACH ARE WAY TOO LONG!

    We discuss Christopher Nolan's movie Dunkirk in episode 232 of A Good Story is Hard to Find podcast.

  • By Happy Catholic   -   May 19, 2020

    IN HONOR OF OUR 36TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

    As Tom says, it is the couple that can laugh at this joke who will be able to survive the reality of it! We're not there yet, but we...

  • A Movie You Might Have Missed 9: King Kong (1933) By Happy Catholic   -   May 18, 2020

    A MOVIE YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED 9: KING KONG (1933)

    T's been 10 years since I began this series highlighting movies I wished more people knew about. I'm rerunning it from the beginning...

  • Peacock from Behind By Happy Catholic   -   May 15, 2020

    PEACOCK FROM BEHIND

    Peacock from Behind , Nihaljabinedk - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, I'm used to seeing peacocks with their tail feathers displayed, but in...

    Works, Display
  • By Happy Catholic   -   May 15, 2020

    BREAKFAST AND EXCITEMENT

    “When you wake up in the morning, Pooh," said Piglet at last, "what's the first thing you say to yourself?" "What's for breakfast?"...