The Trinity – June 05, 2023

Fr. Joseph Illo joins Patrick for a conversation about The Trinity

  • (2:46)  – What is the Trinity and what is not the Trinity?
  • (8:59) – Where do we find the Trinity in the bible?
  • Fr. Bill – Analogy on the mystery of the trinity, being like fire.
  • Tom – Elohim – name for God is plural- what are your thoughts on this?
  • Carter – When Jesus says’ father is greater’ or ‘only the father knows’ what does that say about trinity? is one more powerful than others
  • Tom – Did you talk about source of the name trinity? Tertullian is credited with it
  • Ann – Athanasius description about trinity is amazing
  • (37:57) – How does the Mass correlate with holy Trinity?
  • (45:45) – Should we pray to individual members of the Trinity?
Patrick Conley was born, raised, and baptized in Wisconsin in a Protestant tradition. After meeting his wife, Kendra, through an Evangelical ministry at the University of Minnesota, they entered the Catholic Church in 2010. They listened to Relevant Radio, specifically The Inner Life, while preparing to enter the Church. Conley now holds a degree in theology from Oxford University and has served the Church in both academic theology and grassroots pastoral ministry. Conley teaches religion classes in a Catholic elementary school, serves as his parish Director of Religious Education, and is in formation for the permanent diaconate. He also hosts Practicing Catholic on Relevant Radio, exclusive to the Minneapolis area’s airwaves, and is a traveling presenter for the Catherine of Siena Institute apostolate. He lives in rural Wisconsin with his wife and their bulldogs, Georgie and Bingley.