Bulletin: The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Posted 2022-06-10 by @saintmichaelyyc

 

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Three in One!

June 12, 2022

The traditional hymn, Holy God, We Praise Thy Name, has as its closing verse an acknowledgment of the mystery of the Holy Trinity, one God in three persons:
 
“Holy Father, Holy Son, Holy Spirit, 
Three we name thee, 
While in essence only One, 
Undivided God we claim thee, 
And adoring bend the knee, 
While we own the mystery.”
 
The mystery is reflected in our liturgical prayers. All of the longer endings of the formal prayers as found in the Sacramentary, after being addressed to the Father, conclude with the following: “We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever…” We begin the Holy Mass: “in the name of the father, Son and Holy Spirit…” We end the celebration with the blessing over the assembly invoking the Trinitarian formula.  
 
During the celebration of baptism, the candidates are immersed three times in the water of the font, or water is poured three times over each of the candidates while the Trinitarian formula is spoken: “I baptize you in the name of the father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.” 
 
The mystery of the Holy Trinity is described as the central mystery of our Christian faith, being the mystery of God’s very self, from where all of the other divine mysteries proceed.  
 
This mystery of God in the Holy Trinity is reflected in a way in our own human life, having been created in His image and likeness. Our uniqueness of persons is attributed to God’s oneness in being. We are all unique in our own way just as God is one in being. The plurality of persons in the Holy Trinity is also reflected in our social nature, in our need for one another and in our sense of community.
 
“One God, three persons, be near to us who are formed in your image. Dwell in us. We ask this, Father, Son, Holy Spirit, one God, living and true, forever and ever. Amen.”  
 
FrEdmund@saintmichael.ca
 
 
Healing Lines
 
“My father and I are one.” “The love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.” (Romans 5:5) How can your family offer love to those around you? In your neighborhood? In your school? In your workplace? In your church? Ask God to help you become aware of the gifts that the Spirit has given you which you could offer to your family, your congregation and the community as they seek to live and love and minister in non-violating ways.
 

 

Announcements:

 

Fr. Raul’s Anniversary of Ordination 

Thursday, June 16 at 9 a.m.

Come celebrate Fr. Raul’s 16th year of Ordination on Thursday, June 16 with a Thanksgiving Mass followed by cake and coffee.

 

Corpus Christi 

Sunday, June 19

There will be a procession of the Blessed Sacrament on Corpus Christi, Sunday, June 19 after the 11 a.m. Mass, celebrated by Fr. Raul. The procession will end at the main entrance where he will bless everyone. Coffee to be served afterwards.

 

Society of St. Vincent de Paul 

Special thanks to all St. Michael parishioners for supporting the Society of St. Vincent de Paul!  During the month of May we helped 25 families (34 adults and 35 children). If you or anyone you know needs assistance, please contact us at SSVP@saintmichael.ca or 403-249-0423 ext 122.

We are looking for new members. If you are interested, contact us at SSVP@saintmichael.ca or 403-249-0423 ext 122. 

Donations of non-perishable food items can be dropped off in the SSVP food chest in the gathering area. Currently we are looking for: cereal, pasta sauce, canned vegetables and canned fish/meat.

Monetary donations can be deposited in the drop-box in the food chest or by online donations through the St. Michaels Parish website https://saintmichael.ca/giving/. Please indicate funds are for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in the drop-down menu.

 

Mass Schedule for this Weekend

Saturday, June 11, 5 p.m. Mass:  Fr. Raul Hernandez

Sunday, June 12, 9 a.m. Mass:  Fr. Raul Hernandez

Sunday, June 12, 11 a.m. & 5 p.m. Mass:  Fr. Edmund Vargas

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