• By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 18, 2018

    WELL SAID: .HAPPY AND CONFIDENT, AS IF THE DEAD WERE WAVING GOODBYE AND SMILING AS THEY LEFT FOR A JOURNEY

    The atmosphere is one of faith and trust. The epitaphs carved on the tombs are happy and confident, as if the dead were waving goodbye...

    Gallery
  • Worth a Thousand Words: The Sea View of Cliffs By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 18, 2018

    WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS: THE SEA VIEW OF CLIFFS

    Guy Rose, The Sea View of Cliffs via Arts Everyday Living This just looks so refreshing to eye, ear, and soul. And it makes me think...

    Art
  • Fish or Cut Bait - Thank You! By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 18, 2018

    FISH OR CUT BAIT - THANK YOU!

    My sincere thanks for the wonderful surprise when I opened my mail today and found this from my wish list! I've been enjoying Cool...

  • By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 15, 2018

    LAGNIAPPE: AT THE PAPAL FARM, MEETING THE PAPAL BULL

    A bit of H.V. Morton's charming A Traveller In Rome, first published in 1957. Morton's driver "knows someone" who will let them onto...

    White
  • Worth a Thousand Words: Sunflowers on the Banks of the Seine By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 15, 2018

    WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS: SUNFLOWERS ON THE BANKS OF THE SEINE

    Gustave Caillebotte, Sunflowers on the Banks of the Seine, c. 1885-1886 Somehow I always think of sunflowers on the plains, being from...

  • By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 14, 2018

    WELL SAID: THE PROBLEMS YOU MUST OVERCOME MAKE YOU STRONGER IN OVERCOMING THEM

    “It is hard to make that boat go as fast as you want to. The enemy, of course, is resistance of the water, as you have to displace...

  • Worth a Thousand Words: Copper Mine By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 14, 2018

    WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS: COPPER MINE

    Copper Mine , Belinda Del Pesco

  • By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 13, 2018

    LAGNIAPPE: THE COVER OF THE BOOK FREDDY WAS READING

    The book the Honorable Freddie was reading was a small paper-covered book. Its cover was decorated with a color scheme in red, black...

    Paper, Decorative, Decoration
  • Worth a Thousand Words: Nimitz, Grandfather and Grandson By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 13, 2018

    WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS: NIMITZ, GRANDFATHER AND GRANDSON

    Captain Charles Nimitz, the founder of the Nimitz Hotel in Fredericksburg and his Grandson Chester Nimitz, Commander in Chief of the...

    History
  • By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 13, 2018

    BLOGGING AROUND: SUICIDE, LOST IN SPACE, HARRY DRESDEN

    THE RED DOOR FOUNDATION A worthy ministry intended to provided practical support to families grieving the loss of a loved one from...

    Works, Blog
  • Scott's walking the Christian path using Star Trek as his guide. Julie's reading Jeeves and Wooster for pointers By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 12, 2018

    SCOTT'S WALKING THE CHRISTIAN PATH USING STAR TREK AS HIS GUIDE. JULIE'S READING JEEVES AND WOOSTER FOR POINTERS

    Bishop Barron wonders if they even really read his book. Scott and I discuss The Strangest Way by Robert Barron on Episode 184 of A...

  • By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 12, 2018

    LAGNIAPPE: I DIDN'T KNOW THIS WAS A DREAM OF MINE UNTIL I READ IT

    In the future, when Joss Whedon and I are best friends and hanging out together in my tree fort, I hope Neil Gaiman comes over too....

  • Worth a Thousand Words: Beware of Dog, Roman Style By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 12, 2018

    WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS: BEWARE OF DOG, ROMAN STYLE

    A Roman mosaic inscribed with the Latin phrase cave canem , from the House of the Tragic Poet in Pompeii, Italy, 2nd century BC

    Mosaic
  • Our Bollywood Summer: English Vinglish, 3 Idiots By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 11, 2018

    OUR BOLLYWOOD SUMMER: ENGLISH VINGLISH, 3 IDIOTS

    Last year at this time we were working our way through James Bond films. This year we have inadvertently fallen down a Bollywood rabbit...

    Works, Film
  • Pangur Ban: Well Said AND Worth a Thousand Words By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 11, 2018

    PANGUR BAN: WELL SAID AND WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS

    You don't have to be a cat lover to love this poem about writing and cats by an anonymous 9th century Irish monk. It's often thought...

    Works, Pen
  • Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 9, 2018

    MEMORIAL OF THE IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY

    In the midst of the second world war Pope Pius XII put the whole world under the special protection of our Savior's Mother by consecrating...

  • Worth a Thousand Words: Public Feast By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 9, 2018

    WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS: PUBLIC FEAST

    Public Feast, Remo Savisaar

  • By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 9, 2018

    WELL SAID: HOLDING UP SCRIPTURE TO THE LIGHT AND SEEING THE SPRAY OF REFRACTED COLOR

    The reintroduction of fairy tales to my redeemed imagination helped me to see the Maker, his Word, and the abounding human tales as...

  • Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 8, 2018

    SOLEMNITY OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS

    On the feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, we give special honor to the source and symbol of the love Our Saviour has for us....

    Invitation
  • Blogging Around: Cool Cardinal-Elect, Gay Weddings and Cakes, and "Aid in Living" for Terminal Patients By Happy Catholic   -   Jun 8, 2018

    BLOGGING AROUND: COOL CARDINAL-ELECT, GAY WEDDINGS AND CAKES, AND "AID IN LIVING" FOR TERMINAL PATIENTS

    Pakistan's Cardinal-Elect Overwhelmed by Reaction Over His Elevation It is all positive and coming from all segments of society. “The...

    Blog