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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!

Somebody Else’s Dream

A haunting examination of dementia, despair and dying by the incomparable Tony Banks. Vocals are by Kim Beacon (RIP). This song was a favourite of my late teenage years, though I have only recently realised its power. Too good to last, … Continue reading

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Sixty Second Gospel

There is so much more to the story than “God Loves You.” Kristeen N Gillooly

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Living Sacrifice

Whoever cannot enjoy Fr Larry Richards’s spirited and humorous sermons has something missing in their soul. Enjoy this in Christ: http://thereasonforourhope.org/mp3_homily/20150809.mp3

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Detachment

Detachment has a bad press sometimes. We are all urged to be so attached: involved, empathic, huggy, kissy etc. However, if you are attached to a lump of concrete, hurtling towards the ocean’s bottom, then urgent detachment suddenly looks like … Continue reading

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Victory In Christ

You really must watch this video and share it widely. The witness within is incredibly moving and powerful.

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Fr Rutler’s Stillness: Be Not Afraid, I Am With You Always

From 1996, including an original misspelling of his name, and a video quality  designed to camouflage his stillness completely. I post this as a gift to JH and to all like him and me, who can recognize greatness.

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Before the age of Starbucks and Costa Coffee

By David Torkington Before the Age of Starbucks and Costa Coffee I used to travel all over the country trying to spread the Good News that I hadn’t really understood myself. Then, thanks to my aversion to the motorway coffee … Continue reading

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The Pity of Christ – Crisis Magazine

Christ cannot be psychoanalyzed because he is perfect.  It would be like seeking flaws in pure crystal or long shadows at high noon. That is why he may seem from our fallen state in a singularly ill-contrived world as both severe and … Continue reading

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Welcome To Auschwitz

WARNING: this video may scar you mentally. From http://liveactionnews.org/breaking-planned-parenthood-director-caught-on-tape-selling-aborted-baby-parts/

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Fr. Barron on Love, Tolerance, and Making Distinctions

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Schhh… you know who

Last week, while I was taking annual leave, my wife let me off the leash to visit London for a week and dig up some old friends, see the sights, and sample metropolitan Catholicity. I managed to do all of these … Continue reading

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Disco Inferno

This is what happens when you shower people with inflammable particulates in the presence of a source of ignition. Pray for the victims.

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Laudato Si Meme

From Twitter, again.  

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Laudato Si: first thoughts

Originally posted on All Along the Watchtower:
I think there must be more than one version of the Pope’s latest encyclical, Laudato Si! I do not have to hand the Communist/Marxist version, although I do have to hand the one…

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Catholics Are Romantic

Here’s another Twitter find.

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