Chapter 5: The Exercise of Virtue

Faith Concepts:

• Virtues are moral habits of the heart, which become a part of us.
• There are three Theological Virtues and four Cardinal Virtues.
• As Christians we are called to seek the common good in society for the sake of
the Kingdom.

Sacred Scripture:

Sacred Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:13 (Greatest is Love); Galatians 5:19-26 (Fruits of
the Holy Spirit)

Disciple Power & Vocabulary

Disciple Power: charity
Faith Vocabulary: Cardinal Virtues, common good, Theological Virtues

Holy People:

Saint Vincent de Paul, Saint Louise de Marillac

Catholics Believe & Prayer

Catholics Believe: Preparing for the Kingdom of God
Prayer: Prayer for Easter Virtues


Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC): 1803-1809, 1812-1832, 1869, 1890-1896,
U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults (USCCA): pp. 315-318, 327-331