What are some of the special gifts which God gave to Mary?

Mission Lab

Some of the special gifts which God gave to the Virgin Mary are: (1) her Immaculate Conception, (2) her perpetual virginity, (3) becoming the Mother of God and the Mother of the Church, and (4) her Assumption. 1. One special gift which God gave to the Virgin Mary was her Immaculate Conception. In view of the merits of her Divine …

Why should a Christian face death with courage and joy?

Mission Lab

We have good reason to face death with courage and joy because: (1) Christ’s Resurrection has conquered death; (2) in the risen Christ we live, die, and shall live again; and (3) we look forward to our homecoming with God our loving Father. 1. We have good reason to face death with courage and joy because Christ’s Resurrection has conquered …

What is the particular judgment?

Mission Lab

At the very instant that the soul leaves the body, it is judged by Christ. This is the particular judgment. If we die with no sins on our soul which require atonement or satisfaction, the immediate sight of God in Heaven will itself be our judgment.

What is hell?

Mission Lab

Hell is the eternal separation from God. The person who dies in the state of mortal sin has deliberately torn himself from God during life and has died without that bond of union with God which we call sanctifying grace. He has no means by which to establish contact with God and has lost Him forever. He is in Hell. …