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.
Construction work over the clouds, in the chapel of Transfiguration at the top of Holy Mountain (Mount Athos) at an altitude of 2,033 meters..
Saint David of Thessaloniki, 26 June Blessed David was from Northern Mesopotamia, which was a large monastic centre, being born in about 450..