PARADISE

Paradise is the state of full and definitive happiness. This happiness consists of seeing God “just as He is” (1 Jn 3:2), “face to face” (1 Cor 13: 12). God will then be known and loved as the maximum, supreme happiness of man, the ultimate end and full realization of the deepest aspirations of man.

This mystery of the beatific vision, of the beatific communion with God and with all those who are in Christ, goes beyond every possibility of comprehension and description. Sacred Scripture speaks to us about it with some images: life, light, peace, wedding banquet, the Father’s house, heavenly Jerusalem…