Sunday, June 15, 2014

St. Augustine and the Little Boy At the Beach

Once, St. Augustine was walking along the beach, contemplating the Holy Trinity, when he came upon a little boy playing. The boy had dug a small hole in the sand and was using a little cup to put seawater into it.

"What are you doing?" St. Augustine asked.

"I am going to pour all the sea into the hole I have dug," the boy replied.

"But you'll never be able to get the whole sea into such a small hole," the saint replied with a smile.

"And neither will you be able to get the Trinity into that mind of yours," the boy answered, then disappeared.

Have a wondrous Solemnity of the Holy Trinity!


  1. Yes, Bear, a great story that neatly puts into perspective the futility of trying to comprehend the mysteries of the Faith.

  2. Is Nostra Aetate and exception to extra ecclesiam nulla salus for you?

    Roberto de Mattei like Bishop Fellay and other traditionalists have been wrong about Nostra Aetate being an exception to Tradition.

    Catholic religious contradict Bishop Fellay : Nostra Aetate is not an exception to extra ecclesiam nulla salus

    Bishop Athanasius Schneider contradicted by Catholic religious


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