ENGAGE: Catholicism 101 • 7m 22s
For Christians, happiness is the state of a person who participates in the divine nature of God.
Jesus describes these happy souls in his Sermon on the Mount, specifically in the Beatitudes.
Explore Jesus’ advice on happiness in this short video with Fr. Stephen Gadberry.
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