The Holy Spirit is God, just as Jesus Christ is God. Both lead us to the Father, the very God of the Old Testament. Yet there is one God. One in essence, yet three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, the Holy Trinity. All three are eternal, transcendent and equal, yet the Father is pre-eminent. Orthodox believes the mystery of the Trinity is beyond the comprehension of finite human understanding.
Fr. Andreas Konanos on the relationship between parents and their children. (English subtitles) Ο π. Ανδρέας Κόνανος για τη..
The Conception by Saint Anna of the Most Holy Mother of God, 9 December Saint Anna, the mother of the Virgin Mary, was the youngest daughter..