Tag: Trinity

All Good Things Come in Three

Once a priest was in an airport, waiting for his flight to be called; as sometimes happens, a stranger came up and began sharing his opinions on religion. The man boasted, “I won’t accept anything I can’t understand. For instance, take this business...

An Eternal Conversation

When Eternal God speaks to Himself, he sings in Algebra! If God were to harbor a single stray thought, He could sketch out Newtonian Motion. If He were to author a temporal treatise, it would be written perfectly in the language of Relativity and...

Living Within the Holy Trinity

The solemnity of the Holy Trinity tackles the principal and hardest mystery of our faith by showing us that God is a community of love and life. The Father, Son and Holy Spirit are in this timeless, everlasting relationship of eternal sharing of...

The Love We Share

The French Catholic theologian, Blaise Pascal, once remarked that “man’s greatness lies in his power of thought.” During this global pandemic, it is true that we’ve been required to think on our feet and respond to the...

The Trinitarian Devotion of St. Francis of Assisi

These days we have had the great grace of celebrating the solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. As a Franciscan Capuchin brother I cannot not remember, with the utmost loving affection, St Francis of Assisi’s devotion to the Most Holy Trinity. From...

We Are Fully Surrounded by Love

About fifty years ago, in the unsettled and confusing times following the Second Vatican Council when it seemed everything was changing or up for grabs, some priests and deacons—wanting to be trendy—changed the words used when baptizing. Instead of...

Trinitarian Love

Finally, as much as it is humanly possible, our picture of God is now complete. Jesus came to earth to give us a picture, an idea of Who the Father is all about. From his teachings and, especially from his deeds and his passion, death and...

Our Triune God

We need to wonder how shocked Nicodemus must have felt when Jesus broke to him the greatest piece of good news ever:  “God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have...