The Greater Mysteries in the Shadow of the Cross
In the space between the Cross and the Parousia, we are prone to wonder: What really happens when we die? What does it mean to be absent from the body and present with the Lord? What is heaven like? Will our deceased pets be there? At the resurrection will we be raised at the age we were at death or as children, teens, young adults or…? When will the Eschaton be upon us? Has it already begun?
A Great MysteryThis is all quite natural. As creatures made for eternity, we have an irrepressible curiosity about the “there” and “yet to come.”