Life Hidden in Mystery
The Catholic religion is full of mystery — the mystery of God. This mystery is not a human puzzle that a Sherlock Holmes can “solve” by the force of brilliant deductions. Nor is it the type of enigma that can be understood only by an intellectual elite. The ancient world was full of “mystery religions” of that type. But the Church has always understood mystery in a very different way.
The Christian idea of mystery is that God makes Himself known in certain ways (primarily through natural science and the truths of faith) but that He is so beyond our limited human