The Lighter Side


A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven!

     We are asked to pray daily for our fellow man, and that seems like a lot of souls to petition for. Last count was a billion plus and counting. How does the Almighty keep track of everyone? We bring you this bit of humor just about the good folk here in the good ol' US of A, which when you subtract the numbers adds up to a laugh or two. Despite the chuckles, don't stop praying for 'em though! The more the merrier!

Accounting for All God's Flock

     Praying for all these people can be tiring. Why am I so tired? For a couple years I've been blaming it on iron poor blood, lack of vitamins, dieting and a dozen other maladies. But now I found out the real reason:      I'm tired because I'm overworked. Why? Here's the reason:
The population of this country is 237 million.

November 12, 1997 volume 8, no. 29         DAILY CATHOLIC - The Lighter Side