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About Brother Burrito

Quote: "My advice is not to let the donkey operate the spacecraft."

Happy St David’s Day

From Universalis.com : The earliest life of St David dates from five centuries after his death, probably in 589. He became eminent as abbot and bishop at the site now known as St David’s, but formerly Mynyw, from which the present … Continue reading

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Radiation

Common or garden radiation is either electromagnetic. sonic  or nuclear. Apart from visible light, audible sound and palpable warmth, they are all invisible to the human senses directly, though we can be aware of their effects. Mankind has mastered the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: Catechesis on the Sacrament of Reconciliation

(Vatican Radio) Below, please find the English language synthesis of Pope Francis’ Catechesis for the General Audience on Wednesday 19 February 2014: Dear Brothers and Sisters: Through the Sacraments of Initiation, we receive new life in Christ. This life we carry … Continue reading

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How do you solve a problem like Pope Francis?

(Pat Marrin) H/T to Tony Flavin.Isaac McDaniel  |  Feb. 17, 2014 Share on facebookShare on twitterMore Sharing Services45 PrintemailPDF VIEWPOINT The two cardinals shuffled slowly down the long avenue outside the Catacombs of St. Sebastian. Their view of the Vatican was obscured … Continue reading

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Humour Is Good, Says Emeritus Pope

“I’m not a man who constantly thinks up jokes. But I think it’s very important to be able to see the funny side of life and its joyful dimension and not to take everything too tragically. I’d also say it’s … Continue reading

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To Choose Or To Be Chosen

Don’t drift, be driven!

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The Trouble With Catholic Social Teaching

This is a link to an mp3 file of Dale Ahlquist speaking very well on the subject of Distributism. You can also download it to listen to later. Download: ahlquist.mp3 H/T to Ad Deum

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Curiosity Kills The Catholic

From Vatican News The spirit of curiosity generates confusion and distances a person from the Spirit of wisdom, which brings peace, said Pope Francis in his homily during Thursday morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta. The Pope began his homily … Continue reading

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Unwanted Homosexual Attraction

Please pass this video on. H/T to Jackie Parkes

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A Bit Of Fun

You may think of us orthodox Catholics as being like dinosaurs, but you should be careful, as we are keeping our eyes on you! You can print your own T-Rex onto stiff paper by following this link.

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Worldliness

Ideas are what inhabit the mind, and spirits are what inhabit the heart. The mind comes and goes, but the heart is eternal. What we have to do is populate our heart with Holy Spirit, and eject all those worldly … Continue reading

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Today’s First Reading 1 John 2:12-17

I am writing to you, my own children, whose sins have already been forgiven through his name; I am writing to you, fathers, who have come to know the one who has existed since the beginning; I am writing to … Continue reading

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Tabernacle

Souls get clogged with the pettiness and trivia of this world. They mustn’t. Souls exist to magnify Our Lord. My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord,my spirit rejoices in God my Saviorfor he has looked with favor on his … Continue reading

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Pope Francis And “The Italian Job”

That is how many Faithful Catholics see the effects of Vatican 2 on the Church. Many regrettable things such as liturgical abuse and doctrinal confusion have crept in, it is true, but God only lets us fall so as to … Continue reading

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The Puzzling Christmas Present

Those who are stirring to wakefulness as the first rays of the dawning of Christ rouse them, these same are at risk of seeing only the wrappings of the Faith. and missing the hidden gifts within. Everybody loves a puzzle. We … Continue reading

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