Beatific Vision


The immediate knowledge the blessed in heaven have of God. Their earthly knowledge of Him, caught in the reflection of created things, has been changed to direct vision. Constituting man’s perfect happiness, it is called beatific.

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MLA Citation

  • “Beatific Vision”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 January 2016. Web. 1 December 2021. <>