Scripture Reflections for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Year A, Lectionary 164

The mystery of the Holy Trinity is an invitation to enter into a relationship with God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Just as the Lord came down to Moses in a cloud and Jesus came down to us at the Incarnation and then the Holy Spirit came down upon the Church, so now God continues to meet us. Now we have been revealed the Triune God and we are meant to believe, worship and enter into divine communion.

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Exodus 34:4-6, 8-9

“Christianity isn't just about the cross. It's about the Trinity because the Trinity is the mystery of who God is in himself. The cross is the mystery of what he's done for us but the Trinity is the mystery of who he is.”

"The Holy Trinity" | Brant Pitre | June 1, 2020
Daniel 3:52-55
2 Corinthians 13:11-13

“So Chrysostom points to the ending of second Corinthians as a proof text, as an example of the fullness of the divinity of the Holy Spirit which was a crucial text for the development of the doctrine of the Trinity”

"Most Holy Trinity in Paul" | Brant Pitre | June 3, 2020
John 3:16-18
Overall Readings

“Jesus has no beginning as the eternal son. He's uncreated and he is eternally begotten of the Father. He always was the son, of the Father in other words, he is the son and he always will be the divine son of God.”

"The Son: Begotten, Not Made" | Brant Pitre | July 3, 2020

“On this feast of the Holy Trinity we reflect upon the question, Who is God? And the lesson of today’s feast is: we can discover God by looking at Jesus.”

"Hidden and Revealed" | Fr. Geoffrey Plant | May 28, 2023

“Which is the stronger power: your sin, God's mercy? I'm putting all my money in God's mercy. You should too. And not just about yourself and your own experience to sin but even the sin of the world.”

Holy Name of Jesus Church & Loyola Ministry | Fr. Mark E. Thibodeaux, SJ | June 4, 2023

“It has to be okay with us that we don't understand the divine because by definition we can't. 'God is God and we are not' is the basic premise of our relationship with the divine.”

GatherClip | "How to approach the Holy Trinity like Moses" | Sr. Joanne | June 4, 2023

“This solemnity gives us the opportunity as Christians to reflect on the image of God that we have and the image of God that we show to the world”

Fr. Emmanuel Ochigbo | May 29, 2023

“if we are going to be trinitarian Christians we have to love the world the way God loved the world. We have to, we have to forgive the way God forgave us. We've got to be mercy, somebody say Amen, we've got to pour out our lives in merciful love that forgives and forgets.”

St. Teresa of Avila - DC | Monsignor Raymond East | June 4, 2023

“We are being saved in the midst of all this, we are being called to save others in every possible way that we can”

Catholic Women Preach | Sharon Zaenglein Chipman | May 18, 2020

“our anger, people of God, can never be about vengeance. If our anger is about vengeance then we are not in covenant relationship with God. Our anger has to be about justice. Vengeance is not a virtue but justice is.”

UACatholic | Fr. John Paul Forté, OP | June 7, 2020

“you can try all you want but you're never going to understand the concept of the Trinity with our human minds. No, the Trinity is revealed to us by God and is an act of faith.”

St. Teresa of Avila - DC | Monsignor Raymond East | June 7, 2020

“The Trinity isn't just a theological expression, it is a way of understanding God's presence in and for our world”

Catholic Women Preach | Sr. Laurie Brink, OP | June 1, 2023