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About Brother Burrito

A sinner who hopes in God's Mercy

Chains

All of us are in chains. We are born into chains By chains, I mean relationships. Some chains are more breakable than others. There is a danger to breaking chains of course: one might thereby lose all means of support, … Continue reading

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Walking On Air

“Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts.” St. John Chrysostom

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Poverty Should Only Be Voluntary, If It Is To Be Holy

Poverty can be either good or bad. If it causes a soul to be bitter, angry, dishonest, hostile to others, murderous or despairing, then it is a bad thing. If it causes a soul to be detached from material riches, … Continue reading

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There Are Right and Wrong Ways of Suffering, Pope Says

Encourages the Sick to Embrace Their Reality with Trust and Hope VATICAN CITY, May 19, 2014 (Zenit.org) – There are “right” and “wrong” ways to live with suffering, Pope Francis has told an apostolate for the evangelization of the sick. … Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid! St. John Paul II’s Key to Building a Culture of Life

It Is Fear That Sustains the Culture of Death By Denise Hunnell, MD WASHINGTON, D.C., May 14, 2014 (Zenit.org) – The recent canonization of Saint John Paul II offers an impetus to reflect on both his life and his papacy. … Continue reading

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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. http://addeum.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/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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