aureole of the saints


According to Saint Thomas Aquinas, the three aureoles are particular rewards added to the essential happiness of eternity, three special points of resemblance to Christ

  • victory over the flesh in virginity
  • victory over the world in martyrdom
  • victory over the devil in preaching truth

MLA Citation

  • “aureole of the saints”. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 December 2010. Web. 6 October 2015. <>