13Jun 13 Jun Monday of Week Eleven

Heroic Endurance

The first readings convey a sense of helpless indignation. In Naboth (2*) we have an instance of a good and decent man, betrayed by his neighbours just to please the government (the royal pair). The tragedy begins in the greed of a king who always got what he wanted - like a spoiled child who never grew up. But why shouldn't a