VIRTUES VS. VICES.  FROM THE LATIN VIRTUS MEANING MORAL EXCELLENCE  A POSITIVE TRAIT OR QUALITY  A MORAL GOOD

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  • VIRTUES VS. VICES
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  • FROM THE LATIN VIRTUS MEANING MORAL EXCELLENCE A POSITIVE TRAIT OR QUALITY A MORAL GOOD
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  • A PRACTICE OR BEHAVIOR THAT IS MORALLY EVIL
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  • FAITH HOPE LOVE THESE VITRUES ARE GIFTS FROM GOD THROUGH GRACE. THE OBJECT IS GOD HIMSELF THEY ARE HABITS IN THAT THE PRACTICE STRENGTHENS THEM BUT GROW/DEVELOP THROUGH GODS GRACE
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  • FROM THE LATIN CARDO MEANING HINGE ALL OTHER VIRTUES HINGE ON THESE FOUR THESE VIRTUES ARE THE OURGROWTH OF HABIT PRUDENCE JUSTICE FORTITUDE TEMPERANCE
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  • FAITH THE VIRTUE BY WHICH THE INTELLECT IS PERFECTED BY A SUPERNATURAL LIGHT FAITH AND REASON WORK TOGETHER, THEY COMPLIMENT ONE ANOTHER Hebrews 11:1 THE SUBSTANCE OF THINGS HOPED FOR, THE EVIDENCE OF THINGS NOT SEEN. A FORM OF KNOWLEDGE THAT GOES BEYOND THE NATURAL LIMITS OF OUR INTELLECT, TO HELP US GRASP THE TRUTHS OF DIVINE REVELATION TRUTHS WE CANNOT ARRIVE AT THROUGH PURELY THROUGH HUMAN REASON St. Augustine: all truth is Gods truth, whether revealed through the operation of reason or through divine revelation
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  • HOPE HOPE IS A HABIT IT IS A GIFT OF GOD THROUGH GRACE THE OBJECT IS GOD THEREFORE ONE WITHOUT FATH CANNOT PRACTICE HOPE SUPERNATURAL GIFT THROUGH WHICH ONE TRUSTS GOD WILL GRANT ETERNAL LIFE AND THE MEANS OF OBTAINING IT WITH COOPERATION WE HOPE IN GOD BECAUSE WE UNDERSTAND THAT WE CANNOT ACHIEVE SALVATION ON OUR OWN RECEIVED AT BAPTISM WITH SACTIFYING GRACE
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  • LOVE A SUPERNATURAL GIFT FROM GOD BOTH ITS ORIGINS AND OBJECT IS GOD CHARITY OR LOVE IS THE INFUSED SUPERNATURAL VIRTUE BY WHICH A PERSON LOVES GOD ABOVE ALL ELSE FOR HIS OWN SAKE AND LOVES OTHERS FOR GOD SAKE LIKE ALL VIRTUES AN ACT OF THE WILL THE EXERCISE OF CHARITY INCREASES OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND OUR FELLOW MAN
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  • PRUDENCE PRACTICED BY ANYONE UNLIKE THE THEOLOGICAL VIRTUES ARISTOTLE RIGHT REASON APPLIED TO PRACTICE DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG RECOGNITION OF WHAT IS RIGHT AND WHAT IS WRONG IF WE MISTAKE EVIL FOR GOOD IT IS NOT PRUDENCE
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  • PRUDENCE CONTINUED: THREE STAGES: 1.TO TAKE COUNSEL CAREFULLY WITH ONESELF AND OTHERS 2. TO JUDGE CORRECTLY ON THE BASIS OF THE EVIDENCE AT HAND 3. TO DIRECT THE REST OF ONES ACTIVITY ACCORDING TO THE NORMS DETERMINED AFTER A PRUDENT JUDGEMENT HAS BEEN MADE
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  • JUSTICE THE SECOND CARDINAL VIRTUE A HABITUAL INCLINATION OF THE WILL THE CONSTANT AND PERMANENT DETERMINATION TO GIVE EVERYONE THEIR RIGHTFUL DUE
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  • FORTITUDE COMMONLY CALLED COURAGE IT IS ALWAYS REASONED AND REASONABLE IT IS THE THIRD CARDIANL VIRTUE BECAUSE IT SERVES PRUDENCE AND JUSTICE IT IS THE VIRTUE THAT ALLOWS US TO OVERCOME FEAR PRUDENCE AND JUSTICE ARE THE VIRTUES THROUGH WHICH WE DECIDE WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE FORTITUDE GIVE US THE STRENGHT TO DO IT
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  • TEMPERANCE CAN BE PRACTICED BY ANYONE UNLIKE THE THEOLOGICAL VIRTUES DEF. THE CONTROL OF THE DESIRE FOR PLEASURE ITS SERVES PRUDENCE, JUSTICE AND FORTITUDE IT IS MODERATION OF OUR OWN DESIRES IT GENERALLY REFERS TO DESIRES OF THE BODY BUT CAN REFER TO THINGS LIKE PRIDE
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  • DEFINITION: AN IMMORAL OR EVIL HABIT THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS OR SEVEN CAPITAL SINS: THE SINS TO WHICH WE ARE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE BECAUSE OF OUR FALLEN HUMAN CONDITION TENDANCIES THAT CAUSE US TO COMMIT ALL OTHER SINS
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  • REMEMBER.. PALE GAS; PRIDE AVARICE LUST ENVY GLUTTONY ANGER SLOTH
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