To where was Elijah assumed?


#1

Scripture has it that Elijah was taken up to heaven by a fiery chariot. The Church teaches, however, that Mary alone was assumed body and soul into heaven. Where, then, did Elijah go if not to heaven?


#2

Dear J,

Both Elijah and Enoch were taken up to heaven before Jesus’ passion. They were obvioulsy exceptions. God can do that!

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.


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