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GATE

A symbol of the Blessed Virgin, "janua coeli," gate of heaven. Through Mary, Jesus came to us and through her and her Son her earthly children can go to heaven someday to enjoy the Beatific Vision.

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

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