‘Magnetic Paternity’

Why is Father’s Day 2014 a bit special for Catholics?

Well, in a fortunate coincidence – this weekend we celebrate the ‘Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity’ – the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

So this year, Father’s Day coincides with the day that we stop and ponder the mystery of the Triune God.  (The last time was 2011, and the next time will be 2019.)

I’m especially excited to be lectoring this weekend because of one particular line that is contained in the second reading. Continue reading