Category Archives: TEOTWAWKI

Wherein Fr. Z muses about his inner Gollum

Here is some food for thought from the The Catholic Gift Shop via the blog Acts of the Apostasy:

I have to admit, there have been times when I have realized that my phone (aka The Precious) was not nearby and … Continue reading

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BITCOIN revisited – POLL

A while ago I asked you about Bitcoin.  Some of the answers were helpful.
Tonight I read about Bitcoin for a while and watched some videos, focusing on how to “mine” it and then how to use it.
Intriguing possibilities!
Cryptocurrency, 3D printing, … Continue reading

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Catastrophically large solar flare narrowly missed the Earth two weeks ago

In 1859 the Earth was struck by a massive solar storm called the Carrington Event.  Life was not affected much at that time, because so little used electricity.  Were such a storm to strike the Earth now, however, most if … Continue reading

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For your Just Too Cool file and your TEOTWAWKI file!

For your Just Too Cool file and your TEOTWAWKI file for you more ambitious Catholic preppers.
Mass from a church truck!  A mobile chapel.  And it’s a Solemn Mass, to boot!

If I remember, didn’t Aid To The Church In Need do … Continue reading

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TEOTWAWKI?!?

I was blithely typing along, and THUD… BEEP!! My UPS (uninterruptible power sources) sprang to bleeping life.
“It finally happened,” quoth I… or words to that effect.
Here at the SPTDV we have no electricity.
Since I just posted this, I gather that … Continue reading

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Protesters at Mass must be denied Holy Communion. Have a plan of action?

When people come into church looking to turn the moment of Holy Communion into a protest moment or a demonstration in favor of some cause, especially one that opposes any teachings of the Church, those people must be denied Holy … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL: Sisters and their prey!

A friend send this very cool link to these very cool sisters.
Meet the Sisters of Reparation to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.
First, I love the idea that there is a fairly new foundation interested in reparation for our sins. … Continue reading

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Hunger Bones

I recently saw a movie called Hunger Games (another in a long troop of dystopian movies/books).  I guess the movie is part of a series, because I saw a preview of another movie… which figures.
There is great restlessness in … Continue reading

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Fr Z’s Kitchen: prepper food edition

I recently put on the side bar of this blog a widget with a link to some freeze-dried ready meals. Add boiling water to the package, seal, wait, eat. I ordered some.
Today I got out my little stove and gave … Continue reading

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Disasters, Death, and You

Terrible things happen to people through natural disasters or attacks or human error. We now see the images virtually in real time splashed on our screens.
Misery, loss, pain come in the blink of an eye to people who, the day … Continue reading

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