Quote for the Day

(From today’s Office of Readings – my translation of the Italian text I used.)

“Even more, recall that you have become a son of God, co-heir with Christ and, to use a bold image, you are the same God.” – St. Gregory Nazianzen

Wow! I don’t know if I would go as farĀ as that last comment!

Interestingly, some translations of this section of St. Gregory’s Discourses omit the phrase “you are the same God.” I believe that what he is referring to here is that because the Second Person of the Trinity became human by the Incarnation, our humanity is now taken up into the Trinity for Jesus did not lose his human nature when he ascended into heaven, and thus we are with him in that way, i.e., we too are taken up into the mystery of the Trinity.

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Moderator: Deacon Bob Yerhot of the Diocese of Winona, Minnesota.
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