What is the mearting of the letters On the picture of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour? (B. O'D.)
These letters are Greek and form the ahbreviated words " Mother df God, Jesus Christ, Archangel Michael and Archangel Gabriel " respectively.
Is God in Hell?
Since God is the Creator of everything that exists and alone keeps everything in being, God must also be in Hell otherwise Hell itself could not be. But lie is there only by His Being and Power ; it is, of course, ridiculous to imagine that He suffers there. lie is not there as enjoyed and possessed by the blessed in Heaven. When we say that Hell means the loss of God or
that to go to is to be banished from the presence of God, this means that the damned arc deprived of that Vision of God which is given to the Blessed.
Is the soul different from thoughts, Ideas and volitional
The soul is to its ideas as is a substance to its accidents; the soul is something permanent, constant which itself does not change, its ideas inhere in the soul and could not exist without it. The soul acts in thinking and willing but is not identified with its actions of which it is the principle and source; but through its actions its nature as known and they prove it to be spiritual.
A query regarding a certain marriage from R. Y. M.
In the circumstances you mention there can be no objections from Catholic teaching to this marriage taking place as long as the operation referred to does not prevent full use of marital righte. The parties are perfectly free to choose and the choice of marrying Or not is one which must be left to themselves to do as they judge best.