During their lifetimes, some saints were given a peek into the happiness of heaven and the horrors of hell.
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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.
“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)
Important facts to know about this popular saint.
“God predestines no one to go to hell; for this, a willful turning away from God (a mortal sin) is necessary, and persistence in it until the end. In the Eucharistic liturgy and in the daily prayers of her faithful, the Church implores the mercy of God, who does not want ‘any to perish, but all to come to repentance.’” (CCC 1037)
The Four Last Things end with a period, not a question mark.
BOOK PICK: ‘Hell: A Guide’