Trinity

Angels at Mamre (Holy Trinity)

“The mystery of the Most Holy Trinity is the central mystery of Christian faith and life.” (CCC 234)  

Trinity Introduction

The simplest definition of the Trinity is “Three persons in one God” (CCC 253). 

Person

The Catechism states, “the term "person" ... designates the Father, Son and Holy Spirit in the real distinction among them” (CCC 252) Each divine pers...

Unity

“The Trinity is One. We do not confess three Gods, but one God in three persons, the "consubstantial Trinity". The divine persons do not share the one...

God is Love

God is love (1 Jn 4:8). One definition of love is self gift. Each person of the Trinity totally, unconditionally and infinitly gives himself to the ot...

The Trinity is the Central Mystery

We can sum up the three doctrines of the Trinity (person, relationship and unity) as personal loving friendship. Since God IS a personal loving friend...