Author Archives: Brother Burrito

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!

The Purpose Of Mary

Without Mary the Mother of God, we fallen creatures would be provided with Divine Justice and Mercy which are pure masculine. May God preserve us from that! And so He did. From the Cross, Jesus gave us His own Mother … Continue reading

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PALM SUNDAY – BEARING CHRIST TO THE WORLD

From Fr Robert Barron On this Palm Sunday, I should like to reflect on a King and an ass. A donkey, an ass, was in Jesus time much what it is today: a humble, simple, unassuming little animal, used by … Continue reading

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News Nightly

I have just been blown away by the great quality of this Catholic News video programme. Well done EWTN and thank you. I shall watch you again more often!

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Love Chooses You

This fantastic video was written by David Wells and Animated by Tree Behrens for CYMFed Flame 2, and is a really powerful way of telling the story. From Catholic Youth Work.com

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Forebearance

We all have crosses to carry, and Everyone’s life is too brief. So, Let us have no cross words between us, except the words of the Holiest Liturgy, Nor cross swords, except to cut each other’s disabling bonds.

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Mission Impossible

Your mission J, if you decide to accept it, is as follows: 1) Infiltrate unobtrusively. If you are perchance discovered by some astrology/celebrity nuts, still proceed with your mission. Follow your cover agents’ every word (ie Mum and Dad). 2) Stay … Continue reading

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Theft

Last night, some cheeky blighter walked up my drive, undeterred by the security light, opened my garage door and stole my (unlocked) bicycle. Outrageous! I reported it just now to the local police using an online form which was a doddle. … Continue reading

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Thick As A Brick

This was the first Jethro Tull song I ever heard. I recorded it onto cassette from a live performance on radio in 1978. I still like it now. Here are the first few lyrics: Really don’t mind if you sit … Continue reading

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Living Wood

Yesterday I watched the movie “Minority Report” with my son. It is a fantastically clever, fast moving story about a future where murders are predicted and prevented by “pre-cognition”. It is based on a short piece by the flawed genius … Continue reading

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LENT DAY 22- GOD’S CLEANSING ANGER

From Fr Robert Barron When reading about the Cleansing of the Temple, we might assume this was the first time in Jewish history that the Temple had been defiled and needed fixing. But that isn’t the case. In the second … Continue reading

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Holidays

I have not possessed  a passport since 1999. When anyone suggests foreign travel to me, as if it is a good thing, I give them my stock answer: “Travel doesn’t broaden the mind, it only spreads your narrow-mindedness over a larger … Continue reading

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Echoes Of God

It strikes me that Western civilization is not listening to the Word of God anymore, but only its echoes. Echoes have a habit of diminishing with each turn. Eventually, they fade out altogether. Then there is only lonely silence, into which … Continue reading

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DNAR

DNAR = “Do not attempt resuscitation”. Increasingly, doctors are issuing these orders for patients who are suffering from untreatable conditions. Speaking personally, I am in favour of such orders, as long as they are realistic, kind, and in good faith. … Continue reading

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Why I Hate The Past Tense

The past is dead, it is in ashes, it cannot be brought back. Historians pick over its remains to try to find the cause of death, and in this they are like pathologists of the human condition. By their efforts, … Continue reading

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Listening

Listening can be either passive and accidental, or active and deliberate. Let me demonstrate by means of a true-life story! Last night, in the dead of night, I awoke for no discernible reason. My room was in complete darkness apart … Continue reading

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