Heaven - When?


I’m wondering… does the ressurection of the soul take place immediately after you die or when Jesus comes and judges on Judgement day (second coming)?


Catechism of the Catholic Church – Read paragraphs 988-1022. That should help you understand.


I think 1022 poiniently answers your question, though.

1022 Each man receives his eternal retribution in his immortal soul at the very moment of his death, in a particular judgment that refers his life to Christ: either entrance into the blessedness of heaven-through a purification592 or immediately,593-or immediate and everlasting damnation.594

At the evening of life, we shall be judged on our love.595


Thank you! :smiley:


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