humour
laugh more

laugh more

Grant me, O Lord, a sense of good humour. Allow me the grace to be able to take a joke.

Fred Dagg

Fred Dagg

In the midst of Holy Week I can't resist paying a tribute to John Clarke, best known in New Zealand for his Fred Dagg role which made him a part of our national lore...

Fred Dagg

Fred Dagg

It's Fred Dagg's birthday today.  Well, Fred himself is not that old, but John Clarke his creator is having his 68th birthday. I'm aware too that no-one from outside NZ...

laugh more

laugh more

Today is widely marked as April Fool's Day and already social media is flowing with some ingenious pranks. We have all been the "victim" of good-humoured jokes, and...

time to laugh

time to laugh

One of the signs of healthy family and community life is laughter. Any group of people who laugh together, will move more easily through the challenges of even the most...

the funny side

the funny side

Following last Sunday's canonisation of Saint John XXIII a number of websites, blogs and social media groups have been enjoying the humour of the "pope of the Council."...

laugh more

laugh more

This week, since Tuesday's April Fools' Day, social media has been flowing with some ingenious pranks. We have all been the "victim" of good-humoured jokes, and most of...

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