Dan Goggin, the creator
of the Nunsense musicals, comments
on the book: "Sister Mary Kathleen’s
collection of stories brings back so many
amusing memories of my own Catholic school
upbringing. Her book is totally
entertaining, and I guarantee it will put
a smile on your face and lift your
School Kids Say the Funniest Things
This book is a collection of anecdotes from Catholic
classrooms that will make you laugh out loud. The
stories are true tales from the Sisters of Notre Dame.
Christopher Fry’s illustrations suit the book to a T.
The book makes a delightful gift for anyone who has been
associated with a Catholic school. One sample:
Up on Jesus
traveling to church with her small students reminded
them to walk quietly especially going up the creaky
stairs. She said, "Try to be so quiet that even
Jesus will be surprised we’re coming." The
children obeyed conscientiously. They tiptoed to the
church and opened the door. Suddenly, one child
gleefully shouted, "Surprise!"
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