Sentence Examples


  • By saying that souls of saints may attain the fulness of the beatific vision before the last judgment.
  • (4) A theological treatise on the Beatific Vision, directed against pope John XXII.
  • The celebration is based on the doctrine that the souls of the faithful which at death have not been cleansed from venial sins, or have not atoned for past transgressions, cannot attain the Beatific Vision, and that they may be helped to do so by prayer and by the sacrifice of the mass.
  • A Consoled is an angel walking in the flesh, whom the thin screen of death alone separates from Christ and the beatific vision.
  • Not a few saints were rewarded for their fasting by glimpses of the beatific vision.