Reflection for Sunday, May 30, 2021: Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity.

dc.contributor.authorWhitney, Tamoraen_US
dc.contributor.cuauthorWhitney, Tamoraen_US Ben_US Timeen_US 9en_US
dc.description.abstract|It's Trinity Sunday. God is revealed as Father and Son and Holy Spirit – all three.  As Moses says in the first reading, "Ask now of the days of old, before your time, ever since God created man upon the earth; ask from one end of the sky to the other: Did anything so great ever happen before? Was it ever heard of?" God has found us, chosen us, and adopted us to be his own, part of his family. We are not slaves, he is not our master, but we call him Father, Abba, Daddy. We hear the voice of God speaking to us directly and intimately, including us as his children, as his family. "The LORD is God in the heavens above and on earth below, and that there is no other." We are all part of the family. God is our Father. He chose us and adopted us. Jesus is our brother.|This weekend here in America we are also celebrating Memorial Day. I'm meeting my cousin and we are going to the cemetery to put flowers on the graves of our ancestors – there are five generations of our family in the rural cemetery. It meant a lot to my grandmother and we continue the tradition and remember our family. Jesus says in the gospel that he is with us always until the end of the age. Family is forever. I knew and remember my grandparents, and great-grandparents, and my great-great-grandmother, but there are also graves in the cemetery of my family members who died before I was even born, but they are still family. My grandparents are dead now, but they are still my family. Jesus lived, and died, and is in heaven now, but he is still our brother, still our God. In the Gospel he tells the disciples to go spread the news about Jesus, about the trinity, about the family of God. That's still the story. This weekend we remember our family.en_US
dc.identifier.otherLectionary Number: 165en_US
dc.program.unitEnglish Departmenten_US
dc.publisherUniversity Ministry, Creighton University.en_US
dc.publisher.locationOmaha, Nebraska, United Statesen_US
dc.rightsThese reflections may not be sold or used commercially without permission. Personal or parish use is permitted.en_US
dc.rights.holderUniversity Ministry, Creighton University.en_US
dc.subject.local1Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40en_US
dc.subject.local2Psalms 33:4-5, 6, 9, 18-19, 20, 22en_US
dc.subject.local3Romans 8:14-17en_US
dc.subject.local4Matthew 28:16-20en_US
dc.subject.otherHoly Trinity, Solemnityen_US
dc.titleReflection for Sunday, May 30, 2021: Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity.en_US
dc.title.seriesDaily Reflections (Meditations) on the Scriptures from the Roman Catholic Lectionary.en_US
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