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.

'St. Mugg's' resurrection: 'Laughter is God's therapy'

The Joyful Noiseletter was honored to have as one of its consulting editors, when it first started publishing, that very Christ-like English journalist/humorist/satirist Malcolm Muggeridge.

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An Easter Reflection: Where did the Pharaohs go?

Cal Samra, Editor, The Joyful Noiseletter

Some archaeologists have suggested that the pyramids were designed as a type of "resurrection machine" to expedite the rich and powerful Pharaohs on their journey to the afterlife, to "magically launch the deceased Pharaoh's soul directly into the abode of the Egyptian gods."

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Whatever happened to 'good works'?

Cal Samra, Editor, The Joyful Noiseletter

In the November-December 2020 Joyful Noiseletter, humorist Patch Adams called for a "revolution of loving" in America and the world. Dr. Adams believes that "a revolution of loving" would help solve the problems of racism and violence in society.

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