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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!

Harvington Hall

I took the family to see this fascinating place today. We had a guided tour by a knowledgeable lady in full Tudor costume, and saw four of the priest-holes directly, and the secret entrance (up a chimney!) to the final two … Continue reading

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Celebration

“What would spirituality give me?” said an alcoholic to the Master “Non-alcoholic intoxication.” was the answer.  

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The Thrill Of The Chaste

By Sarah Reinhard Confession: I wasn’t keen on reading Dawn Eden’s new edition of The Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition), but an editor asked me to interview her, and I determined that yeah, I should probably read the book to prepare … Continue reading

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Saving Fonts

    Who cares what font you write in? The only font that matters is your Baptismal Font. Watch this wonderful exposé of fonts that don’t matter (c 1988 Yuppieland): (Warning, the rest of this movie needs cautious viewing).  

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A Good Death

Originally posted on tiberjudy:
“A good death.” You hear that said in Catholic families who are facing the loss of someone they love. Non-Catholics usually have no idea what this means. This is because a) most folks could never imagine…

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The Father Effect

Powerful video.

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Holy Quietude

‘It is not speaking that breaks our silence, but the anxiety to be heard.’ Thomas Merton, Thoughts in Solitude (this video is spoilt at 5:23 by audience interruption)

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Christian Mum Trashes Atheist Trasher Who “Keeps Calm And Uses Logic” </irony>

From Mark Lambert

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A Night In The Holy Sepulchre

A true story by David Torkington ‘If you want old ideas read new books, but if you want new ideas read old books’. With these words my spiritual director gave me – ‘Abandonment to Divine Providence’ by the Jesuit French … Continue reading

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Enemy Chatter

From: Central Intelligence Bureau (SIGINT), Gehenna Central HQ To: All stations Date: 700BC The enemy are definitely planning something. The following description of a previously unknown enemy agent was found among the scribblings of enemy asset code-named “ISAIAH”. This was written and broadcast in … Continue reading

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Why Wash Feet?

Our feet are what keep us grounded and mobile. To be in the world but not of it, we still need feet to meet with it. It is a terrible disability to lose feet or legs, and renders us dependent on … Continue reading

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LENT DAY 42 – THE WAR CONTINUES

From Fr Robert Barron As Christians we rejoice for Jesus Christ is Lord. God is King. Sin and death have been defeated. At the same time, we mustn’t succumb to a “cheap grace” interpretation of Christianity, whereby Christ is risen … Continue reading

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Quicksand

The key to gaining mastery over sin is to realise that you cannot do it alone without inner peace and certainty of success. The more you fear and struggle, the more sin sucks you in. Watch this: Though Bear Grylls … Continue reading

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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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