The Good Noise Blog

Sr. Margaret Dynski, SSJ, MD, a Rochester, NY, surgeon, recently wrote to the editor of The Joyful Noiseletter: "In these uncertain and scary times, would it be possible to issue a happy, lift-me-up version of The Joyful Noiseletter? The news media and social media are drowning people in a tsunami of bad news. But the Gospel is always "the good news." So The Joyful Noiseletter has introduced "The Good Noise Blog" on its website that will regularly feature some of JN's most inspirational and hilarious articles from our past 35 years, on the blog and on JN's Facebook. It will enable JN subscribers to share these articles with their friends on Facebook and give them a faith-lift.

185,000 members spread Joygerms worldwide

Joygerms Unlimited, which was founded in 1981, has grown to an organization of 185,000 members worldwide, and its founder, the unsinkable Joygerm Joan White is now 87 and still spreading joygerms and bursting with good humor and one-liners.


'When you're smiling'

Song made famous by Louis Armstrong during the Great Depression of the 1930s


What the news media didn't tell you about pandemics

Cal Samra, Editor, The Joyful Noiseletter

The superficial and faulty coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic by the American news media - secular, Protestant, and Catholic - suggests that many editors and reporters have concluded that God is indeed dead. The news coverage of the coronavirus pandemic was not American journalism's finest hour.