The Virtue of Religion – Part I: Aspects of the Virtue

Part I Of A Lecture Series Given By Fr. Ermatinger

August 2022

 

Allegory of Religion, Pompeo Batoni, 1763-64.

Part I

Outline

  • Intro Prayers — 00:00-0:50
  • Self-Imposed Schizophrenia — Living Two Lives 0:50-3:02
  • Lack of the Virtue of Religion — 3:02-5:30
    • Spiritual But Not Religious – A Problem — 3:20-3:58
    • False Definitions — 3:58-5:30
  • The Virtue of Religion – A Debt Owed to God — 5:30-7:40
    • Mass is True Worship – Not Man Made — 6:00-7:40
  • Vocalization of Our Prayer Does Something To us — 7:40:8:10
      • Union of Body and Soul
  • The Virtue of Religion — 8:10-10:00
    • Honestia — A Perfection Proportion of Virtues. — 8:52-10:00
  • Virtue of Religion is a Subset of the Virtue of Justice — 10:00-14:26
      • The Debt of Justice
    • Justice Towards God 13:10–14:26
      • Not Equals with God
  • Religion is not a Theological Virtue — 14:26-19:45
      • The Virtue of Religion Is an Aid to the Theological Virtue
    • The End of Religion of Worship — 18:03-1905
    • Religion is the Highest Moral Virtue — 19:05-19:45
  • Worship Proper — 19:45-23:00
  • Debt, Order, Faithful Adherence, Reverance —  23:00-31:45
  • Interior Union with God Through Virtue of Religion — 31:45-33;10
  • Virtue of Religion Orders Our Relationships With Others — 33:10-35:50
    • Piety — 34:05-35:50
  • Worship Encompasses Our Entire Existence — 35:50-35:53

 

Sins Against the Virtue of Religion – Part II — CLICK HERE

Various Laws of the Virtue – Part III  — CLICK HERE