a perfect life of supreme happiness with God and the communion of saints for all eternity
communion of saints
the unity in Christ of all those he has redeemed-- the Church on earth, in heaven, and in purgatory
study of the last things
examples of the last things
death, judgement, heaven, hell, purgatory, the Second Coming of Christ, and the resurrection of the body.
state of purification that takes place after death for those who need to be made clean and holy before meeting God.
St. Martin De Porres
St. francis of assisi
St. isidore of seville
St. Brigit of ireland
St. maria goretti
St. mary magdalene
St. joseph cupertino
when mary was concieved and was without original sin
Mary and her body were taken directly to heaven when she died (celebrated on August 15)
an offense against God through a violation of truth, reason, and conscience.
actual sin that weakens and wounds our relationship with God but doesn't destroy devine life in our souls
bad habits or dispositions (like pride) that turn us from the good and incline us to commit evil.
a serious violation of God's law of love that results in the loss of God's life in the soul of the sinner.
to commit mortal sin, there must be...
grave matter, full knowledge of the evil done, and full consent of the will
eternal separation from God that results from a person dying after freely chosing to act against God's will
the Christian belief that when Christ comes again he will reunite the bodies of every human with their soul
seeing God face-to-face in heaven
the individual judgement immediatley after death, when Christ will rule on one's eternal destiny to be spent in heaven ro hell
last (general) judgement
Jesus' judgement of the living and the dead on the last day when he comes to establish God's kingdom fully
hebrew meaning for "truely" or "it is so" signifying agreement with what has been said.