The Communion Of Saints


By Charles Johnston:

We talk a lot, in the Church, about the Communion of Saints. But there are lots of misconceptions about this doctrine, by Protestants and Catholics alike, I’d like to try to clear some up.

What is it?
The Church teaches that the Body of Christ is one, but even as we are one, we exist in three separate states; the Church Militant (here on earth), the Church Suffering or the Church Penitent (those being purified in purgatory), and the Church Triumphant (those in heaven). Continue reading “The Communion Of Saints”