As christians we believe that we are made for eternal life, and our being is an “embodied” spiritual reality. Death therefore is not an obliteration of our reality, but a temporary separation from our corporeal reality, our corruptible body.Read More →
First of all, Catholics actually do spend a lot of time praying directly to God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. We do not have to look too far, just a casual peruse of the text of the Mass is evidence enough that the whole celebration is centered on worshiping God the Father, through the Son and in the Holy Spirit.
As to why Catholics “pray to” the saints, more precisely, we…Read More →
First of all, the holy people who passed on are not dead to God. Their bodies lie dead, but their souls are alive before God. We know this because at least three times Jesus either spoke of it or alluded to it:Read More →
This is a really good question. I’m glad that you brought this up. First of all, yes, the saints are all in heaven, and they remain limited as a creature. So no, they cannot be in multiple places, or can they hear all our prayers individually per se.Read More →