A Reflection on the Trinity

by Jayson M. Brunelle

Two of the most fundamental, foundational tenets or dogmas of our Catholic faith are the dogma of the Trinity and the dogma of the Incarnation.  It should be stated from the outset that these truths of the faith are mysteries – that is to say, while we know that they are, we don’t quite know what they are in their fullness.  For as long as we remain pilgrims on this earth, we will never be able to wrap our minds around these two most mysterious truths that lie at the very heart of our beloved faith.  Let’s take a moment to reflect on the first of these mysteries, the Trinity, insofar as human reason will enable us to do so.  The mystery of the Incarnation shall be explored in a future post. (more…)