"Being Happy in a Crappy World" is for Catholic Adults in the search of a deeper, more fulfilling and happy spiritual life. Its pages are loaded with real world lessons, compelling insights, and downright good food for thought about what it means to be an "intentional disciple" of Christ in the modern world. Written by a Catholic grandfather who has "been there and done that," it is stacked with humor and written with great love for the reader. This little volume is a joy to read, an inspiration to embrace, and a roadmap to live as a happy, engaged Catholic no matter what the world throws your way.
Pat Corbitt's storytelling career began some fifty years ago as a "Singing Friar," and leader of a group of Franciscan folksingers who told stories in song on television, in grammar schools, old folks homes, hospitals, and college campuses throughout the Eastern United States. Pat ultimately left the Franciscans on the best of terms and has remained a follower of St. Francis ever since. He has devoted his life to producing, writing and directing all sorts of broadcast television, film and transmedia. "Being Happy in a Crappy World" is Pat's first professional venture into religious writing. It was written as a response to the Faithful who have attended the many scripture studies, religious education classes and convocations, and gatherings of Catholic Christians that he has conducted or participated in over the years. A father of 4 and grandfather of 5 (and counting), Pat has shared a beautiful marriage of some 46 years with Carol, his college sweetheart. Pat plans a series of books on contemporary Catholics, Faith and our families in the 21st Century. "Being Happy in a Crappy World" sets the tone and the pace for those works that will follow.