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Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity A
June 11, 2017

Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

The Story of Our Lives

God the Father invited people on earth to a lasting and loving relationship with him and with each other. “I want to be your God and I want you to be my people. My love for you is tender and precious. Won’t you love me in return?”

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

A Mother Quivering With Delight

When a mother and daughter exchange a look that makes each of them quiver with delight, what is revealed is not, in the end, something about God’s gender, namely, that God is mother as well as father, female as well as male, that God also loves us with the instincts of a mother.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

Embodied Love

Of all the millions and millions of God’s people, how can it be that so few touched God in the flesh, that only one woman anointed his feet? Wouldn’t you have liked to be among these very lucky people?

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

The God of Revelation

On this Trinity Sunday, it would be good to reflect on the God of our faith and worship. Do we honor the God of revelation, or do we honor a god of our own making?

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

The Most Holy Trinity

What did the Father do that tells us that he “so loved the world”? What did the Son do? What is your response to God’s immense love for the world and for you personally?

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A Poem to Sit With

J. Janda

The Halo Persisting           

And all that is

living and true

and of growth

is slow and steady

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