Tag: virtue

Delivered Up To Evil

Not too long ago, Father Chad Ripperger made a comment in one of his lectures in a conference on generational demons. He said, “We are watching ourselves being delivered up to evil.” God is allowing evil to transcend the goodness left in the world for two reasons: one, for the purification of the Church, and

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On The Number of Sins

It is the opinion of many holy fathers –of St. Basil, St. Jerome, St. Ambrose, St. Cyril of Alexandria, St. John Chrysostom, St. Augustine, and others–that as God (according to the words of Scripture, Wis. xi. 21–“Thou hast ordered all things in measure, and number, and weight”) has fixed for each the number of his

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Virtue Conquers Temptation

From the moment we are able to reason all humans are tempted to sin throughout our lives. In an effort to overcome this temptation a holy spiritual director will help is develop virtues which will detach us from our predominant fault. The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines virtue as: A virtue is an habitual

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