Category Archives: Semper Paratus

Cyber Security, Computer Maintenance, and YOU

In seminary we were to clean our rooms every Saturday morning.  I still am in the habit of doing cleaning chores that day.  I also do routine work on my computers: back ups, clean ups, virus scans, tidy up the … Continue reading

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Church to raffle off an AR-15. Predictable hysteria ensues.

I can’t see what the fuss is all about.
Well, actually I do see what the fuss is all about.
From FNC:
New York pastor’s Sunday service assault rifle giveaway draws controversy
An upstate New York Baptist pastor has stirred controversy with his plan … Continue reading

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Is your garage door secure?

I saw this at the site of KOAT in Albuquerque:
$1 fix may secure your garage from thieves
Zip-tie fix secures garage from some threats
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —There are dozens of home burglaries every day in New Mexico.
While there are a number of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: TEOTWAWKI, Sacraments, Documents and You

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I was thinking about a plan for my family for TEOTWAWKI and I immediately thought of how we would find a priest during that time. I wonder if Rome or dioceses have instituted any plans for major disasters. … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Priest’s “Bug Out Bag” for TEOTWAWKI

From a reader:
What items should a Catholic include in a bug out bag [BOB] besides the usual survival gear?
What does a Priest’s bug out bag look like? I would assume supplies to administer the sacraments in an emergency.
Good question.  I … Continue reading

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Overlord State put us in FEMA camps? Nahhh… it’ll never happen. Well… maybe never…

From ABC:
Scalia Says Internment Ruling Could Happen Again
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told law students at the University of Hawaii on Monday that the nation’s highest court was wrong to uphold the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, … Continue reading

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Wherein a satanic performance at the Grammys reminds me of something.

I heard about a horrid, satanic performance at the Grammy Awards.  Apparently…
Katy Perry, who was surrounded by demons as she danced around an upside down broomstick before being encircled by fire during a performance of her song “Dark Horse”. Perry … Continue reading

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D. Trenton: Guardians of the Altar

Watch the libs have a spittle-flecked nutty about this one!
I see that at the Cathedral of the Diocese of Trenton, where Bp. David O’Connell reigns, there is a group called the “Guardians of the Altar”.  This, according to the diocesan … Continue reading

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GUN FREE ZONES! Funny.

A friend sent this. A funny way to make a good point.

I try not to use businesses which post these signs and I hope you don’t either.
On that note, after Mass on Sunday a couple guys from the parish offered … Continue reading

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Some reading options… including a Chinese invasion of Seattle!

Not all my reading is spiritual these days.
As I mentioned I am rereading Benedict XVI’s third volume of Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives.  A good Advent read.
Also, on my Kindle right now, is John Allen’s, The Global War on Christians: Dispatches from … Continue reading

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