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By Scott Hahn

Angels and saints. Catholics are inclined to ponder them as different from the remainder of us. They’re solid in plaster or simpering on a holy card, appearing miracles with superhero power, or taking part in a harp in maximum heaven.

Yet they're very with reference to us in each manner. during this vigorous publication, Scott Hahn dispels the fake notions and concrete legends humans use to maintain the saints at a secure distance. in truth that Jesus Christ has united heaven and earth in an in depth communion. Drawing deeply from Scripture, Dr. Hahn indicates that the hosts of heaven encompass the earthly Church as a "great cloud of witnesses." The martyrs cry out from heaven’s altar begging for justice on the planet. The prayers of the saints and angels upward push to God, within the booklet of Revelation, just like the candy aroma of incense.

Dr. Hahn tells the tales of a number of saints (and numerous angels too) in a manner that’s clean and new. The saints are non secular giants yet with flesh-and-blood truth. they've got powerful, holy ambitions—and robust temptations and competition that needs to be conquer. Their tales are notable and but common adequate to inspire us to stay extra attractive lives. during this telling in their tale, the saints are neither otherworldly nor this-worldly. They exemplify the built-in lifestyles that each Christian is named to live.

Still, their lives are as assorted from each other as human lives might be. Dr. Hahn exhibits the heavenly Church in all its kaleidoscopic diversity—from Moses to Mary, Augustine to Therese, and the 1st century to the final century.

Only saints will stay in heaven. we have to be extra just like the saints if we wish to dwell in heaven sometime. Dr. Hahn indicates us that our heavenly existence can start now.

It must.

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