Virtue Guide No. 14 ~ Purging away the Tendency to Sin

St. Francis de Sales, in this reflection (1.22–24) found in his Introduction to the Devout Life, instructs us to purge away all inclinations towards sin. Use his guidance to assist in purging yourself of all unnecessary attachments. The Necessity of Purging away all tendency to Venial Sins. As daylight waxes, …

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Virtue Guide, No. 2 ~ Purification from Sin

If we are to be virtuous, we need divine assistance.  God’s grace dignifies the virtue of man.  The Catechism states, “Human virtues acquired by education, by deliberate acts and by a perseverance ever-renewed in repeated efforts are purified and elevated by divine grace.  With God’s help, they forge character and …

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