What do you do with the mystery of the Trinity?

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Most Holy Trinity, Year C: May 26, 2013
Prov 8:22-31; Ps 8; Rom 5:1-5; John 16:12-15

Today we celebrate the mystery of the Most Holy Trinity. But what is a mystery? In books of fiction, a mystery is often a puzzle related to a crime that a detective is supposed to solve. But when we speak about the faith, it means something different. From what I have heard, it is something that you say when you want a child to stop asking questions! “No, I don’t know who or why or how! It’s a mystery. Beat it, kid!”

But, of course, that’s not really what a mystery of the faith is. A mystery is something that is initially out of reach of our human reason— (more…)

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The Holy Trinity

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Faith Seeks Understanding: The Truth at the Heart of Christmas, 1 of 3

Father Dan begins a series of classes on the truths at the heart of Christmas (and indeed of our Catholic faith and practice) by unfolding the dogma of the Holy Trinity. God is one and God is three; but in what respects? Join him on a journey into the very deep waters of getting to know the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

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