Category Archives: Semper Paratus

ACORN promotes the Black Lives Matter thing

Remember ACORN? Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now It was morphed into all sorts of affiliated groups. It seems that ACORN is involved in the hate-promoting Black Lives Matter thing… and therefore, probably, killing cops. From the Washington Times or … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can we ask God to strike down enemies?

From a reader: Is it a sin to ask God to strike down an enemy of the Church? Christ the Lord has commanded us to love our enemies (Matthew 5:44). Love for “enemy” comes in different forms.  It can be expressed … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio – CONTACT SCHEDULING POST

A couple participants here used the combox to coordinate a contact.  HERE There wasn’t much success because of lousy propagation, but it was instructive.  We moved from frequency to frequency on the fly using the combox. (Which means you need … Continue reading

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What to do if – when – there are no hosts for Mass?

Did you see this? I want you to get your heads into a mental place where, in an economic collapse or some other kind of catastrophic situation, wheat flour and wine are scarce. Sometimes when I write in a dystopian … Continue reading

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“The Tears of St. Lawrence” – annual Perseid Metor Shower

The famous Perseid Meteor Shower falls are the time of the Feast of St. Lawrence.  Thus, they are called the “Tears of St. Lawrence”. From SpaceWeather: PERSEID METEOR SHOWER–THIS WEEK: Earth is entering a stream of debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle, … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Update – A Scenario

Later today I’ll start up my Echolink program.  And remember that WB0YLE has a node for us. Last weekend I heard CW of a North American QSO (“contact”) Party that was going on.  I deciphered some of the calls, looked them up, … Continue reading

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Prep Wednesday: All Bleeding Stops – Spiritual and Physical “Blow Out Kits”

The analogy of the Church Militant as a spiritual field hospital is pretty good, provided that we remember that in field hospitals lots of people don’t make it. We are like pilgrim soldiers in the Church Militant, on the march to our … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 16th Ordinary Sunday: The Enemy is seeking you!

The Collect for the 16th Ordinary Sunday, not in any pre-Conciliar Missale Romanum, has its antecedent in a 9th century manuscript.  Enjoy the fine clausula (rhythmic ending). We have been cheated of the beauty of our Catholic worship in Latin, … Continue reading

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AURORA ALERT! Events of terrible beauty, presaging we know not what.

Since Sunday a series of Earth-directed CME’s have created Aurora Borealis visible as far South in these USA as, I hear, Arkansas!  I know I will go out to look. Tonight, get out there if you have good viewing conditions, and … Continue reading

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Of Disasters, Preparedness and You

I’m coming up for air and finally turning attention to stuff going on in the world (other than Church stuff). I have caught up a bit about the horrible challenges that many are experiencing in Texas, due to rains and … Continue reading

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