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CHAPTER FOUR: OTHER LITURGICAL CELEBRATIONS. . . . 415 Article 1: SACRAMENTALS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 415 IN BRIEF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418 Article 2: CHRISTIAN FUNERALS. . . . . . . . . . . . . 418

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The Christian’s Last Passover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418

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The Celebration of Funerals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 419 PART THREE: LIFE IN CHRIST. 421 SECTION ONE: MAN’S VOCATION LIFE IN THE SPIRIT. . 424 CHAPTER ONE: THE DIGNITY OF THE HUMAN PERSON. . . 424 Article 1: MAN: THE IMAGE OF GOD. . . . . . . . . . . 424 IN BRIEF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 426 Article 2: OUR VOCATION TO BEATITUDE. . . . . . . . . 426

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The Beatitudes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 426

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The Desire for Happiness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427

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Christian Beatitude . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428 IN BRIEF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429 Article 3: MAN’S FREEDOM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 430

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Freedom and Responsibility. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 430

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Human Freedom in the Economy of Salvation. . . . . . . . . 431 IN BRIEF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 433 Article 4: THE MORALITY OF HUMAN ACTS . . . . . . . 433

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The Sources of Morality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 433

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Good Acts and Evil Acts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 435 IN BRIEF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 435 Article 5: THE MORALITY OF THE PASSIONS . . . . . . . 436

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Passions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436

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Passions and Moral Life. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436 IN BRIEF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 437 Article 6: MORAL CONSCIENCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438

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The Judgment of Conscience. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438

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The Formation of Conscience. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 440

III.

To Choose in Accord with Conscience. . . . . . . . . . . . 440

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Erroneous Judgment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 441 IN BRIEF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 442 Article 7: THE VIRTUES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443

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The Human Virtues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443

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The Theological Virtues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 446

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The Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit. . . . . . . . . . . . 450 IN BRIEF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 451 Article 8: SIN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 452

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Mercy and Sin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 452

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The Definition of Sin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 453

III.

The Different Kinds of Sins. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 454

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The Gravity of Sin: Mortal and Venial Sin. . . . . . . . . . . 454

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The Proliferation of Sin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 457 IN BRIEF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 458 CHAPTER TWO: THE HUMAN COMMUNITY . . . . . . . . 459 Article 1: THE PERSON AND SOCIETY. . . . . . . . . . . 459

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The Communal Character of the Human Vocation . . . . . . . 459

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Conversion and Society. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 461 IN BRIEF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 462 Article 2: PARTICIPATION IN SOCIAL LIFE. . . . . . . . . 463