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The Communion of the Church of Heaven and Earth

The three states of the Church. “When the Lord comes in glory, and all his angels with him, death will be no more and all things will be subject to him. But at the present time some of his disciples … Continue reading

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To Judge the Living and the Dead

Following in the steps of the prophets and John the Baptist, Jesus announced the judgement of the Last Day in his preaching. Then will the conduct of each one and the secrets of hearts be brought to light. Then will the culpable … Continue reading

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The Ascension of Jesus

“So then the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.” Christ’s body was glorified at the moment of his Resurrection, as proved by the new and … Continue reading

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Gate of Heaven

Mary is called the “Gate of Heaven,” because, as St. Bonaventure declares, “no one can enter heaven unless by Mary, as though a door.” Our Queen says, My power is in Jerusalem. Richard of St. Lawrence adds: “Commanding what I … Continue reading

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