Catholic Culture Dedication
Catholic Culture Dedication

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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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NATURE AND GRACE

The two ultimates of human existence viewed in their mutual relationship. Nature is what human beings are and have when they are born (nati). Grace is what they further need by divine favor (gratia) to reach their eternal destiny.

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