These words from our gospel today summarize how Christ’s death is the supreme sign of God’s love for humanity. Blessed Pope Paul the Sixth said: “ ‘For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son’ for its salvation. All our religion is a revelation of God’s kindness, mercy and love for us. [In the first letter of John, we read:] ‘God is love’, that is, love poured forth unsparingly. All is summed up in this supreme truth, which explains and illuminates everything. The story of Jesus must be seen in this light. ‘(He) loved me’, St Paul [writes in his letter to the Galatians.] Each of us can and must repeat it for himself—‘He loved me, and gave himself for me.’ ”
It is the relationship of love that best describes the Trinity. The Father loves the Son; the Son loves the Father; that “reality” of love is so real, that it is best described as the Holy Spirit. – That is almost too short for a description of the Trinity, but its core is the reality of God’s love, perfect in itself. It has no need for anything outside of itself. Yet, God in His infinite …read more

Source:: Fr. Frank Jindra’s Homily Podcasts