Is The Catholic Belief in Purgatory Biblical?

purgatoryIn Hebrews 4, it says Jesus, our High Priest, passed through the heavens. Does this mean Jesus spent time in purgatory before He entered Heaven?

Hebrews 4:14 (NKJV)

Our Compassionate High Priest

14 Seeing then that we have a great High Priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.

In Hebrews 4:14, the writer says that Jesus is a high priest Who passed through the heavens. The Greek word for Heavens is ouranos, which can mean the air, the universe or Heaven. Given the context of Hebrews 4, the author is using the word to mean the earthly atmosphere and the universe. Continue reading