It's Those Wise and Foolish Virgins Again

It's the last day of August. Heaven's above, where did the summer go ?

UK records show we have had the wettest summer here for a hundred years and in the Mid West USA they have had the worst droughts.

Interesting article from The Guardian Newspaper here with a recent June 2012 interview with James Lovelock.

and this one also from the Guardian Wednesday edition, written by the controversial writer George Monbiot, and a great related article, Monbiot, We've only known a private world (

The Wise and Foolish Virgins
The Wise and Foolish Virgins (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Scripture Readings for today's Mass are here.

The theme of today's Gospel "Stay Awake " merges with yesterday's post here.

Previous reflections on today's Gospel are here and another post from last year here. 

Interestingly last year the post on this Gospel which fell at the end of October, also  coincided with unseasonal weather. Large parts of North East America life were disrupted in sudden and unexpected unseasonal heavy snowfalls. 

Foolish Virgins
James Tissot Foolish Virgins (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: The wise and foolish virgins
English: The wise and foolish virgins (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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