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  Trinity Sunday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Trinity Sunday celebrates the Christian doctrine of the Trinity, the three persons of God: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Trinity Sunday also represents the beginning of the Church part of the liturgical year, continuing until Advent, where green vestments are worn by Roman Catholic celebrants.
Trinity Sunday was established as a double of the second class by Pope John XXII to celebrate the Trinity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trinity_Sunday   (316 words)

  
 Trinity Sunday
As we celebrate Youth Sunday today and give thanks for the presence of ministry of the young people in our congregation, surely we cherish and wonder at the process by which they mature and grow in self-understanding and become more and more, we pray, the people God is calling them to be.
Trinity Sunday is an opportunity to cherish and celebrate that same process at work in the church.
Trinity Sunday is an odd day, a day on which we commemorate a difficult and nearly incomprehensible doctrine of the church.
abbyorr.home.att.net /Trin03.htm   (1304 words)

  
 Trinity Sunday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Trinity Sunday, in its first essential function, erects a barrier of truth between us and this same dead-end.
Trinity Sunday forces us to confront the truth that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ gave his Apostles before he ascended into heaven: "Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost" (Matthew 28:19).
The remainder of our Christian year will be denominated "Sundays after Trinity," so that every week until Advent begins again, we will be reminded that it is God the Blessed Trinity that we worship, and not this or that Person of the Blessed Trinity in an imaginary and artificial isolation.
www.stochouston.org /sermons/2005/Trinity_Sunday.htm   (1789 words)

  
 Trinity Sunday
Trinity Sunday is the first Sunday after Pentecost in the Christian liturgical calendar.
It was established as a double of the second class by Pope John XXII to celebrate the Trinity and was raised to the dignity of a primary of the first class on 24 July 1911 by Pope Pius X.
The Thursday after Trinity Sunday is observed as the Feast of Corpus Christi, except in the United States, when it falls on the following Sunday instead.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/trinity_sunday   (182 words)

  
 TRINITY SUNDAY - LoveToKnow Article on TRINITY SUNDAY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A festival in honor of the Trinity had been celebrated locally at various dates before Pope John XXII.
From Trinity Sunday onwards all Sundays until the close of the ecclesiastical year are reckoned as after Trinity.
In the Roman Church these Sundays are also reckoned as after Pentecost.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /T/TR/TRINITY_SUNDAY.htm   (144 words)

  
 Collect for Trinity Sunday
Trinity Sunday became a festival in the Christian Year in the West in 1334, although it has existed unofficially as such in various parts of the West since the tenth century.
Before 1334 this Sunday was the final day of the octave [8 day period] of Whitsun/Pentecost and one of the four appointed days for ordinations.
The content of the Gospel readings after Trinity Sunday focus on what Jesus taught, and underlying all He taught is the revelation of the Father through the Son and by the Holy Ghost.
www.episcopalian.org /pbs1928/Articles/CollectForTrinity.htm   (843 words)

  
 Trinity Sunday: All About Trinity Sunday
Trinity Sunday is really the only feast of the Christian Year that celebrates a reality and doctrine rather than an event.
Trinity Sunday is celebrated the Sunday after Pentecost, and lasts only one day, which is symbolic of the unity of the Trinity.
Trinity Sunday is a rather recent holiday, not made official until the later Middle Ages.
www.churchyear.net /trinitysunday.html   (2041 words)

  
 Leithart.com | Trinity Sunday
Rather, Trinity Sunday comes as the culmination of the redemptive-historical celebrations, as a clue to the inner meaning of those celebrations.
Trinity Sunday reminds us that the missions of the Son and Spirit reveal the processions of the Son and Spirit (to use Augustine's terminology).
Trinity is not a departure from the redemptive-historical celebrations that precede it, but the climax of those celebrations.
www.leithart.com /archives/000698.php   (343 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Trinity Sunday
When the Arian heresy was spreading the Fathers prepared an Office with canticles, responses, a Preface, and hymns, to be recited on Sundays.
The feast ranked as a double of the second class but was raised to the dignity of a primary of the first class, 24 July 1911, by Pius X (Acta Ap.
Since it was after the first great Pentecost that the doctrine of the Trinity was proclaimed to the world, the feast becomingly follows that of Pentecost.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15058a.htm   (263 words)

  
 Trinity Sunday Sermon
Balance and stability in the Godhead was conveyed by the triangle on one side, and the eternal nature of the Trinity was demonstrated by the connection between each side of the triangle.
In the early church, the eternal nature of the Trinity was especially clear through the use of the circle.
Trinity Sunday is a special Sunday in the church year, it has been celerated since 1334 when Pope John XX11 fixed it as the Sunday after Pentecost.
www.thisischurch.com /sermon/Trinity2004.htm   (2649 words)

  
 Homily for Trinity Sunday
Rather early Christians arrived at the doctrine of the Trinity when they applied their God-given reason to the revelation which they had received in faith.
One day as he was walking along the sea shore and reflecting on this, he suddenly saw a little child all alone on the shore.
May the grace of the Holy Trinity help us to banish all traces of selfi shness in our lives and to live in love of God and of neighbour.
www.munachi.com /a/atrnty.html   (879 words)

  
 Trinity Cathedral the Cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio
It is with mixed emotion that I send you this letter from my fabulous colleague and dear friend Greg Jacobs, announcing that he has accepted the position of Staff Officer for Urban Congregations and Ministry Development in the Diocese of Massachusetts.
Trinity Cathedral is the Cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio.
Located in downtown Cleveland at the environmentally-friendly Trinity Commons, the Cathedral is the spiritual home of an active and diverse congregation and a hub for worship, community outreach, education, and social justice work.
www.trinitycleveland.org   (550 words)

  
 Trinity Sunday & The Proper Preface
The American edition of the BCP of 1928 makes certain changes in order to make the Preface for Trinity Sunday accord with the address to the Father through the Son  which is found in the rest of the Prayer of Consecration.
For with your co-eternal Son and Holy Spirit, you are one God, one Lord, in Trinity of Persons and in Unity of Substance; and we celebrate the one and equal glory of you, O Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…;
His objective Trinity is a bulwark against the subjectified or house-broken Trinity that so many heretics have taught before and after his time.
www.episcopalian.org /pbs1928/Articles/PrefaceForTrinity.htm   (1168 words)

  
 Trinity Sunday
This picture of the Trinity and the reality of God to which is points, stands in judgement on all relationships that are based on exploitation or domination.
God, God the Holy Trinity, stands in judgement on our sin in this, but also points a way forward, offering us again and again this three-fold model of mutual love and common will, which should be the pattern of living.
To confess belief in the Trinity, is to confess that Christians are people committed to living in relationships made up of equal, loving and loved individuals.
www.stjohnscamberwell.org.au /Sermons/TrinitySunday.htm   (945 words)

  
 Holy Trinity
The Athanasian Creed is the Christian church's wonderful and profound confession of the doctrine of the Holy Trinity.
The part of the church calendar between Trinity and the first Sunday of Advent is sometimes called the Trinity Season.
Trinity Sunday is a transitional day that bridges these two parts of the liturgical year.
www.stpaulskingsville.org /trinity.htm   (495 words)

  
 Trinity Sunday Sermon
The feast of Holy Trinity is one of the oldest feasts of the church, though it was not part of the official church calendar until 1334.
It was especially popular in the English church, possibly because of its association with St. Thomas a Becket, who was consecrated bishop on Trinity Sunday in 1162.
Embracing the doctrine of the Trinity is ultimately the domain of faith, not of rational belief.
jmm.aaa.net.au /articles/2679.htm   (1252 words)

  
 TRINITY SUNDAY
The only Sunday in the liturgical year that proclaims a specific doctrine of the church as opposed to some particular event in the life of Jesus.
The doctrine of the Trinity reflects upon the inexhaustible mystery of God as Christians have experienced it.
Because love cannot exist in a vacuum the Trinity is reflective of God’s innermost life: that God is a community of personhood, not needing communion with us, but seeking it so much that ultimately that love gets nailed to a cross.
webpages.charter.net /rschult/andrews/sermon-06-15-03.htm   (1588 words)

  
 Historic Trinity -- Trinity Sunday - Creeds
The Christian doctrine of the Holy Trinity, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit - Three-in-One, is one of the mysteries of faith.
The intellectual issues raised by the illumination of the Trinity were to have perennial interest and become major subjects of thought, and, sad to say, of controversy.
The Trinity could never be adequately expressed in words, although some of the creeds or symbols (which were devised in an attempt to do so), gained wide, indeed, almost universal acceptance among those who bore the Christian name.
www.historictrinity.org /Trinsuncreeds.html   (1351 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Trinity Sunday (Christianity, General) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Trinity Sunday, first Sunday after Pentecost, observed as a feast of the Trinity.
It was an innovation in medieval England and spread through the Western Church in the 14th cent.
The Sundays until Advent are counted from either Pentecost or Trinity.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/T/TrinityS.html   (151 words)

  
 Trinity Sunday
The mystery of the Trinity in itself is inaccessible to the human mind, and is the object of faith only because it was revealed by Jesus Christ, the Divine Son of the Eternal Father.
Almighty and everlasting God, Who hast granted Thy servants in the confession of the True Faith, to acknowledge the glory of an Eternal Trinity, and in the power of Thy majesty to adore Thy Unity: we beseech Thee that by the strength of this faith we may be defended from all adversity.
The most fundamental -- and simplest -- affirmation of the Holy Trinity is the invocation known as the doxology, a prayer of praise: Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, accompanied by the sign of the cross.
www.wf-f.org /TrinitySunday.html   (2016 words)

  
 Trinity A
Sunday by Sunday, Reflections on Stewardship based on the RCL Gospels, Year A. Prepared by the Reverend Michael Pollesel, Stewardship Education Coordinator, Diocese of Ontario.
Trinity Sunday - 22 May 2005, Hubert Beck, Göttinger Predigten im Internet: Every Sunday Sermons based on the RCL by a team of Lutheran theologians/ pastors.
Prayers of the People, Trinity Sunday, General intercessions for Sundays and Feasts, by Ormonde Plater, Archdeacon of the [Anglican/Episcopal] Diocese of Louisiana.
www.textweek.com /yeara/trinitya.htm   (1748 words)

  
 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : June 06, 2004 : Trinity Sunday
The feast of the Blessed Trinity was introduced in the ninth century and was only inserted in the general calendar of the Church in the fourteenth by Pope John XXII.
The feast of the Most Holy Trinity may well be regarded as the Church's Te Deum of gratitude over all the blessings of the Christmas and Easter seasons; for this mystery is a synthesis of Christmas, Epiphany, Easter, Ascension and Pentecost.
Sunday after Sunday we should recall in a spirit of gratitude the gifts which the Blessed Trinity is bestowing upon us.
www.catholicculture.org /lit/calendar/day.cfm?date=2004-06-06   (897 words)

  
 Trinity Sunday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Symbols for the day are the natural symbols of the Trinity -- the shamrock used by St. Patrick to explain the Trinity to the ancient Irish, the pansy -- viola tricolor -- called the "Trinity Flower," a candle with 3 flames, the triangle, 3 interlocking circles, etc.
There are no particular customs for the day that I am aware of, but I urge meditating on the short, poetic tale of St. Augustine's encounter with the mysterious boy at the seashore, and reading the 4th c.
This is what the catholic faith teaches: we worship one God in the Trinity and the Trinity in unity.
www.kensmen.com /catholic/customseastertide9.html   (1090 words)

  
 Trinity C
Trinity Sunday and The Blessed Trinity (with information about the development of the doctrine of the Trinity) from The Catholic Encyclopedia (1913).
Gathering, Trinity Sunday, from the United Church of Canada.
General intercessions for Sundays and Feasts, by Ormonde Plater, Archdeacon of the [Anglican/Episcopal] Diocese of Louisiana.
www.textweek.com /yearc/trinityc.htm   (1129 words)

  
 Trinity Sunday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
There is a certain logic to designating this day Trinity Sunday because we have gone through the cycle that moves through the history of God’s revelation in Jesus Christ and presence in the Holy Spirit.
The Christian idea of the Trinity goes one step further; it claims that that ultimate Mystery whose nature and character are expressed in a human life is really the life of all that is - that the whole of reality is in-spirited with God.
The theological formulation of the Trinity is sometimes criticized because it is not in the Bible.
www.novagate.com /~christcommunity/sermons/053099sermon.htm   (1535 words)

  
 Trinity Sunday 2003
I could go on at length and because you are so polite and nice to me, you would listen while I described to you the various Councils of the early church and theologians which honed the idea into the concepts we say we believe in in the words of the Creed.
For some people the notion of the Trinity is not helpful because they already have an understanding of God which is so mature and integrated that they keep all these functions of God going in their spiritual mind at once.
Whenever we think of the Trinity we can hold together in our minds the interlocking aspects of God the Creator, God the Son and God the Spirit, with out the perfect balance they provide our spiritual lives can become unbalanced or stale.
www.thisischurch.com /sermon/trinity2003.htm   (1028 words)

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