Tag Archives: TEOTWAWKI

ASK FATHER: As a lay woman, should I have a “Mass kit” in my “Bug Out Bag”?

From a readerette…
QUAERITUR:
I am thinking of what to put in an emergency kit/ bug out kit and wondered if I as laity and as a female could have a Mass kit in my “bag” in case of emergency or natural … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Blood Moon Edition (and bacon)

I returned from Tokyo tonight to find the famous annihilation SHTF TEOTWAWKI moon going on.
First, I went to a “bachelor party” of sorts for a young fellow who contributes to Gregorian chant here in the Diocese of the Extraordinary Ordinary … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Domum

Off I go again, after this short trip to the land of the rising sun.  The system works well here: bus service runs to the airport regularly (though I am informed that it will be late to the hotel today). … 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 way about … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Saturday and a UPS story

Since last I posted I have had a few developments.
Firstly, one of you readers, our own WB0YLE, sent a spiffy Kenwood transceiver.  Another is sending a mic.  An antenna (and a tuner would be a good idea), and key should be … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Anointing in the Time of Ebola

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I´m writing from Spain where sadly, a nurse is extremely ill with Ebola virus. She was infected while treating a Spanish missionary who was brought back from Africa to get treated.
My question is this: imagine she asks for … Continue reading

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TEOTWAWKI? Double blast CME heading towards Earth.

If the media, mind-clouding, thought-befuddling blitz on the part of catholic and other outlets – Fishwrap, Amerika, RNS, Crux – weren’t bad enough, we have to think about this too.
I sure hope you have BOBs ready.
From SpaceWeather:

STORM WARNING (UPDATED): Among space weather … Continue reading

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VIDEO Aurora: just… wow

I have been watching the news a lot over the last couple days.  Given my mood, I can imagine also yours.
Here’s something very cool as a change of pace.
Real time – not time-lapse – video of aurora borealis.

Meanwhile, as I … Continue reading

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TEOTWAWKI! Well… maybe not…

All of a sudden BAM! Power goes off.
After all this stuff I’ve been reading, I started thinking about my BOB.
Then I heard my UPS beeping and saw that my phone is still functional. Thus, not the EMP. … 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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