01Aug 01 Aug, Monday of Week 18

Facing the Hard Road

We have striking contrasts and confrontations to meditate on today. While providing food in the wilderness, Moses succumbs to the people's complaint, while in a similar context Jesus feeds the crowds. We hear of prophets quarreling with one another and of Jesus' being mistaken for a ghost.

01Aug Clarification in view of some Media Comment

The Association of Catholic Priests has not called for a postponment of the Eucharistic Congress.
That was a personal suggestion made by me in an article in the Irish Times.
Tony Flannery

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