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About Brother Burrito

A sinner who hopes in God's Mercy, and who cannot stop smiling since realizing that Christ IS the Way , the Truth and the Life. Alleluia!

Deplorable?

Originally posted on All Along the Watchtower:
In the aftermath of the Brexit vote here in the UK, what Mrs May called the ‘liberal metropolitan elite discovered how little its members disliked direct democracy; it is one thing to be…

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After the election, unleash the Francis Option

There’s one clear path for Catholics after November 8th Tom Hoopes November 7, 2016 No matter what the outcome of our Nov. 8 election, Catholics’ job is clear: Seize the moment to draw people closer to Jesus Christ. In other … Continue reading

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LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

BY: BR. IRENAEUS DUNLEVY, O.P. Light veils monsters to weak eyes. This fact is familiar if you’ve ever been spotted in the dark. A blinding flash fills your doe eyes, abruptly ending your midnight escapades. Frozen, you hold your breath, … Continue reading

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The Art Of Dying Well

From http://www.artofdyingwell.org/

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St Faustina’s Visions Of The Afterlife

This is a very powerful and relevant bit of video if you have 25 minutes to spare on All Souls Day.

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Against the Overrating of Ordinary Life; or C.S. Lewis’s Bourgeois Mind

Originally posted on Sancrucensis:
He’s vulgar, Wormwood. He has a bourgeois mind. He has filled His world full of pleasures. There are things for humans to do all day long without His minding in the least—sleeping, washing, eating, drinking, making…

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So Shines A Good Deed In A Weary World

Gene Wilder has died. May he rest in peace.

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The Firedrake Jammer

(Don’t listen to it all unless it floats your sampan) You’ll find this little tune playing all over the shortwave bands. It is a traditional Chinese folk music piece. The funny thing is you will find it being broadcast at … Continue reading

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Subsidiarity

This is about the American political system, but I can’t argue with any of the points made, and am sure the principle applies to all nation’s politics.

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The Crystal Set: Part Two

The tuned circuit:  The three pronged thing at the top is the antenna (see here). The curly -wurly thing is the coil. The two opposed bars with the oblique arrow are the capacitor. The symbol at the bottom represents (the electrical … Continue reading

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The Crystal Set: Part One

I received my crystal set (“Foxhole”) radio kit this morning. Like a child on Christmas morning I ripped away the packaging and found these things: I want to concentrate today on the crimson circular thingummy at top right: the antenna … Continue reading

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Baptism Before Birth?

Why cannot a foetus be Baptized in the womb? I know you cannot pour Holy Water over their head three times, in the name of the Father, and of the Son , and of the Holy Spirit, because that child is … Continue reading

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Before The Internet…

…there was shortwave radio! It’s still there if you are interested in hearing things straight from the horse’s microphone, in real time via the medium of voice. Rather than buy an expensive radio and antenna, visit this website instead: http://websdr.ewi.utwente.nl:8901/Continue reading

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Full Text of Pope Francis’ Homily at the Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa

CZESTOCHOWA, Poland — Those who embrace their own littleness become the “spokespersons” of God, Pope Francis said during Mass at the shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, celebrating the 1050th anniversary of Poland becoming a Christian nation. It was the … Continue reading

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How To Deal With The Highly Damnable

Terrorists are nothing more than manipulative attention seekers who have lost their souls and humanity by choosing the ends before the means. We must stop playing their game: we need low key and unemotional reporting of their atrocities, coupled with … Continue reading

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