The Mystery Of The Trinity Essay

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“O eternal Word, Word of my God, I wish to spend my life listening to You, I wish to make myself wholly teachable so as to learn all from you…
O Consuming Fire, Spirit of Love, descend upon me so that there comes to be in my soul as it were an incarnation of the word…
And you, O Father, stoop down towards Your poor little creature, cover her with Your shadow, see in her only Your Beloved Son in Whom You have been well pleased.” -Excerpts from a prayer of Bl. Elizebeth of the Trinity, composed in November 1904

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity, in her prayer, penetrated the deepest truths of Sacred Theology. In this specific excerpt she is honoring the revealed mystery of the trinity, by stating the titles of three persons of God and how we as human beings are ordained to God through the Trinity. The beautiful mystery of the Trinity hits every point in the given definition of Sacred Theology. One could elevate himself, by chipping away at the mystery of the Trinity, and it is there he will find the heart of our Catholic Faith. The definition of Sacred theology is a Science, based on revelation, which treats God as He is in Himself and of other things insofar as they are ordained to God. The Trinity is an Article of Faith that proceeds from principles not known by the natural light of reason, such as geometry but are known by the light of a higher science, for example, Musicology. Since this higher science is above man’s intellectual…

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