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SUPREME END

The highest good to which a rational creature can aspire and, with God's grace, hope to attain. It is the summum bonum, which completely satisfies every legitimate aspiration of human beings, namely the possession of God in 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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