Catholic Culture Solidarity
Catholic Culture Solidarity

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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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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.

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