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Virtue A habitual and firm disposition to do good.
Habit An inclination or disposition towards a certain kind of act by means of practice and repetition, and a facility and capacity to perform it. May be good or bad.
Natural Virtues A habit acquired through repetition of acts which inclines us to do naturally good things -- help us succeed in life but do not in themselves help us towards heaven.
Supernatural Virtues Free gifts from God, infused by Baptism, which enable us to act in a supernatural manner. These may or may not reward us in ordinary life but will reward us eternally in heaven.
Supernatural Act An act performed in the state of sanctifying grace, with the aid of actual grace and from a supernatural motive or purpose. Ex: eating or drinking for the glory of God.
Naturally good act Act guided by reason and performed from a naturally good motive. Ex To tell the truth so you will be trustworthy.
God-given, infused and implanted in the soul Supernatural virtue
Acquired through human effort by practice and repetition Natural virtues
Basic Virtues There are seven, according to Aquinas. Three theological virtues: faith, hope and love; four cardinal virtues: prudence, justice, fortitude, temperance. All other virtues can be grouped in these basic categories.
Theological means "pertaining to God." Theological virtues are associated with God and our relationship to Him.
Cardinal derived from word meaning "hinge".
gift of God something bestowed freely by God out of love
infused poured in or imparted
capacity the ability to perform a certain act
Created by: WJFR



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