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AUREOLE OF THE SAINTS

Special heavenly rewards over and above the essential happiness of seeing god. They correspond to ne or more victories gained by a saint while on earth, notably victory over the flesh in virginity, over the world in martyrdom, and over the devil in preaching the truth.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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