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"Come, you who are blessed by my Father.  Inherit the Kingdom prepared for you . . ." (Matthew 25:34).

"Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you.  See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover the peoples; but upon you the LORD shines, and over you appears his glory.  Nations shall walk by your light, and kings by your shining radiance" (Isaiah 60:1-3).


Ten Commandments

  1. I am the Lord your God: you shall not have strange Gods before me.

  2. You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain.

  3. Remember to keep holy the Lord's day.

  4. Honor your father and mother.

  5. You shall not kill.

  6. You shall not commit adultery.

  7. You shall not steal.

  8. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

  9. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife.

  10. You shall not covet your neighbor's goods.


The Virtues

The Theological Virtues

  1. Faith

  2. Hope

  3. Charity

The Moral Virtues

  1. Prudence

  2. Justice

  3. Fortitude

  4. Temperance





  1. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

  2. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

  3. Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

  4. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

  5. Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

  6. Blessed are the poor in heart, for they shall see God.

  7. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

  8. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

  9. Blessed are you when men revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.  Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven.


Works of Mercy


The Spiritual Works of Mercy

  1. Instruct the ignorant.

  2. Counsel the doubtful.

  3. Admonish the sinner.

  4. Comfort the sorrowful.

  5. Forgive injuries.

  6. Bear wrong's patiently.

The Corporal Works of Mercy

  1. Feed the hungry.

  2. Give drink to the thirsty.

  3. Clothe the naked.

  4. Shelter the homeless.

  5. Visit the sick.

  6. Visit the imprisoned.

  7. Bury the dead.


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