22Jun Midsummer Night’s Dream

Seamus Ahearne posts a mid-summer reflection. Among other issues he wonders if "When people look backwards and dump the blame for everything on the past – they simply are avoiding the responsibility of what is facing them at the moment....... It is so much easier to be apologetic about the past than it is to look at today."
He worries for Pope Francis "Why wouldn’t people leave him alone to get on with his business in Rome? We need him so badly and yet we waste his energy and time."
But this mid-summer Seamus tells us. "We can stand back and let all this seriousness and pomposity of life be smiled at."

22Jun 22 June, 2018. Fri. of Week 11

1st Reading: 2 Kings (11:1-4, 9-18, 20)

Athaliah seized the crown by violence. When she is executed, the covenant is renewed

When Athaliah, Ahaziah’s mother, saw that her son was dead, she set about to destroy all the royal family. …

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