Each year the Sunday after Pentecost is dedicated to the mystery of the Most Holy Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit, whom we worship as Three Persons, equal in majesty and glory, yet One God.
The Catechism of the Catholic Church sums up perfectly what we celebrate this Sunday: “The mystery of the Most Holy Trinity is the central mystery of Christian faith and life . . . It is therefore the source of all the other mysteries of faith, the light that enlightens them” #234).
On this day, Christians are invited to “open the ear of the heart,” as Saint Benedict invites his monks, in order to comprehend, even to an imperfect degree, the greatness of the Most Holy Trinity.
At the Monastery on Trinity Sunday we follow our usual Sunday schedule, including the Liturgy of the Hours throughout the day, a solemn Conventual Mass in the morning and Adoration and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament after Vespers.
Be assured our continued prayers, especially for the safety of all travelers by land, sea or air on this Memorial Day weekend, and “may the Lord bring us all together to everlasting life,” as Saint Benedict expresses it in his Rule for Monasteries.
Abbot Christian and the monks