Tonight is St. John's Eve - Midsummer Eve... a celebration of the Summer Solstice carried through to June 25, a date which this year coincides with the 34th anniversary of the apparitions at Medjugorje.
I will light torches and candles tonight.
It is St. John's Eve. Tomorrow is the Feast of the Baptist. It was a tradition in the days of Christendom to have a bonfire in honor of the saint who was a "burning and shining light." (John 5:35) In some places, they still do... - Tea at TrianonWe can see the Northern Lights tonight as well.
The Holy Father may have questioned the apparitions at Medjugorje - but if the interview is correct, he did not discount the miraculous:
"But we must distinguish that in Medjugorje, God makes miracles, you know? So, in the midst of human follies, God continues working miracles, is that not so?" - Source/translationI'm going to light candles.
Is everybody lit?