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Virtues

The Three Theological Virtues
 

Faith - The theological virtue by which we believe in and come to know God

Hope - The theological virtue by which we trust in God and His promises for us.

Love - The theological virtue by which we love God above all things for His own sake, and our neighbor as ourselves for the love of God.

The Four Cardinal Virtues

Prudence - Allows us to use practical reason to discern right from wrong in every circumstance and allows us to choose the right way of achieving it. Saint Thomas Aquinas referre to it as "right reason in action."

Justice - The constant and firm will to give God and neighbor their due. Justice toward God is called the "virtue of religion." Justice toward men disposes one to respect the rights of each person, to promote harmony, and work towards the common good.

Fortitude - The moral virtue that ensures firmness in difficulties and constancy in the pursuit of the good. It strengthens the resolve to resist temptations and to overcome obstacles in the moral life. The virtue of fortitude enables one to conquer fear, even fear of death, and to face trials and persecutions.

Temperance - The moral virtue that moderates the attraction of pleasures.  It ensures mastery over instincts and keeps desires within the limits of what is honorable.