Also, too bad that St. Patrick's feast is trumped by the Fifth Sunday of Lent AKA First Sunday of the Passion in the Extraordinary Form. Finally, note the ancient pallium of St. Patrick featured in the icon; it developed into the 'Y-shaped' pallium worn by Pope Benedict throughout the latter years of his pontificate.
Friday, March 15, 2013
The Holy Trinity
Feeneyism springs to mind.). However, when phrased differently, the shamrock analogy is still incredibly useful, and simple. The Angelic Doctor, following the formulations of Aristotle, frequently applied analogies so that we could imperfectly understand something that cannot be understood via human reason.