The Rapture?

This may be a question that I should know the answer to but I just do not…

I recently watched the “Left Behind” movies and enjoyed them to some extent. But I am not at all familiar with the Catholic teaching on such matters as the “rapture” can someone shed a little light?



The Catholic Church teaches that there will be a final trial which “the Church must pass through” before Christ’s second coming (Catechism 675). We will be gathered together with Christ at the second coming (parousia).

For more information see our tract Rapture
For more in-depth reading you may want to pick up one of these books:
The Rapture Trap
Will Catholics Be “Left Behind”?

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