Fr. Jerry Pokorsky: The Divine Symphony

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"The Triune unity of God is a Divine symphony of the complementarity of the good, the true, and the beautiful." ~Fr. Jerry Pokorsky

By Fr. Jerry Pokorsky, Catholic Culture, June 03, 2022

Fr. Jerry Pokorsky is a priest of the Diocese of Arlington who has also served as a financial administrator in the Diocese of Lincoln. Trained in business and accounting, he also holds a Master of Divinity and a Master’s in moral theology. …

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” (Gen. 1:27) The sacred writer’s use of “man” is inherently communal because it includes both male and female. Indeed, the communal nature of man images God: three Persons in one God. The unity of a man and a woman—and that of every healthy social unit—reflects the unity and complementarity of the Blessed Trinity.

We see the imprint of the Blessed Trinity in the Church. The Church is one: “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” (Gal. 3:28) The Church has many members with essential and complementary roles in the Body of Christ: “For the body does not consist of one member but of many. If the foot should say, ‘Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body’… there are many parts, yet one body.” (1 Cor. 12:12-27) …

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