Living Eucharist


The responsorial psalm for Mass tomorrow, Trinity Sunday, invites us into a song of wonder, gratitude and praise.

How great is your name, O Lord our God, through all the earth!

When I see the heavens, the work of your hands,
the moon and the stars which you arranged,
what is man that you should keep him in mind,
mortal man that you care for him?

Yet you have made him little less than a god;
with glory and honour you crowned him,
gave him power over the works of your hand,
put all things under his feet.

All of them, sheep and cattle,
yes, even the savage beasts,
birds of the air, and fish
that make their way through the waters.

Psalm 8:4-9

The psalm establishes the dignity of humankind in God’s eyes. But the psalmist is amazed – in the order of things, in the natural world, why…

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