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LUMEN GLORIAE

The light of glory, by which a created mind is enabled to experience for eternity the immediate vision of God. It is a supernatural operative habit bestowed on the intellect to replace and perfect the virtue of faith. Thus, it confers in heaven the power of seeing God even as faith on earth gives the power of believing in God.

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

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