During their lifetimes, some saints were given a peek into the happiness of heaven and the horrors of hell.
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User’s Guide to Sunday, Nov. 6
The Pope gave his weekly public audience in the Paul VI hall, where he noted that it would be his final catechesis on the theme of old age.
If you were the only person in the whole world in the whole of human history whom God needed to redeem, he would have sent his only-begotten Son.
To give life is the greatest of all gifts; to save one is the next. Mary gave Jesus life; St. Joseph saved him.
“Each man receives his eternal retribution in his immortal soul at the very moment of his death, in a particular judgment that refers his life to Christ: either entrance into the blessedness of heaven — through a purification or immediately — or immediate and everlasting damnation.” (CCC 1022)
“God is the sovereign master of his plan. But to carry it out he also makes use of his creatures’ co-operation.” (CCC 306)