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The Theological Virtue of Charity – Part 4 of 5

Father Pegues continues his exposition of the virtue of charity by discussing the vices opposed to charity. First, there is the vice of hatred, which is directly opposed to charity. Then, there is scandal, which is opposed to kindliness. Next, … Continue reading

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Love, Not Envy

St. Antony of Padua speaks of the danger of the vice of envy: “Envy is a very fatal evil; when it has possession of a soul it troubles it, blinds it, and carries it into all kinds of excesses. Self-love … Continue reading

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Causes for Penance – Part 5 of 5

Father Geiermann concludes his discussion of inclinations to the capital sins by mentioning the sins of anger, envy, and sloth. Concerning imperfections inclining to anger, he writes: “We manifest a tendency to anger (1) when through false zeal we grow … Continue reading

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