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Virtues Associated With Justice – Part 8 of 8

Father Pegues concludes his exposition of the nine virtues associated with the moral virtue of justice. Here he discusses friendship and liberality. The virtue of friendship “makes man endeavour by the whole of his exterior, both in word and deed, … Continue reading

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Virtues Associated With Justice – Part 7 of 8

Father Pegues continues his exposition of the nine virtues associated with the moral virtue of justice. Here he discusses three of these: retributive justice, natural equity, and truthfulness. Retributive justice is a special virtue “whose office it is to see … Continue reading

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Virtues Associated With Justice – Part 6 of 8

Father Pegues continues his exposition of the nine virtues associated with the moral virtue of justice. We have discussed the first of these, religion, in the previous five posts. Now will we discuss three more: filial respect, reverence, and gratitude. … Continue reading

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Virtues Associated With Justice – Part 5 of 8

Continuing his exposition of religion, which is a virtue associated with justice, Father Pegues enumerates the sins opposed to religion. These are of two kinds: sins of excess, which are called superstition, and sins of defect, which are called irreligion. … Continue reading

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Virtues Associated With Justice – Part 4 of 8

Having discussed the internal acts of the virtue of religion, Father Pegues next addresses the external acts of religion: adoration, sacrifice, oblations, vows, the use of holy things, and calling on the Holy Name of God. All these are “directed … Continue reading

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Virtues Associated With Justice – Part 3 of 8

Father Pegues continues his discussion of prayer, which is one of the interior acts of the virtue of religion. Of all prayers, one stands out: the Lord’s Prayer. It is “a form of prayer whereby we may be assured of … Continue reading

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Virtues Associated With Justice – Part 2 of 8

Continuing his exposition of religion, which is a virtue associated with justice, Father Pegues explains that religion is expressed by interior, as well as exterior, acts. There are two interior acts of religion: devotion and prayer. “Devotion is a certain … Continue reading

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