Thursday, May 28, 2015
Fix your heart on God for we are His
We invite you to take a few minutes to gaze upon the image
below. Then consider one or each reflective question.
- Keep God's commandment, says Moses to the people. Is God's law
- The Holy Spirit leads us to God's great glory. Have I
- "Go make disciples," Jesus instructs the faithful. Whom have I
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Trinity Sunday: Have you joined the
by Sister Charlene Hockers
We express the meaning of the Trinity with phrases such as
"Three Persons in One God" or "Father, Son and Holy Spirit" or with
images of a triangle or three-leaf clover.
Some theologians use the Greek word "perichoresis" to describe
the Trinity. "Peri" means near or around, while "chor" means "to
dance around." Perichoresis gives us "a picture of the three
Persons in one love, interacting dynamically, making the rounds of
each other as in a dance, reciprocally and mutually exchanging
beauty and delight," writes Therese Sherlock, CSJ. This divine
dance is an open circle to which each of us is invited to
participate, to be in relationship with our God. We are invited to
bow down and worship! We are to contemplate His love, mercy and
glory! We are to serve this awesome, gracious God!
Prayer: O You who created, redeemed and
sanctified us, help us to enter more deeply into this awesome
mystery of Love. Amen.
- What difference does how we image the Trinity make in our
- Will we participate in the Divine Dance?
(Sources: Therese Sherlock, CSJ, "Sunday by Sunday"; "Word
Among Us" June 2014)