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Posted on 07/23/2010 8:02:29 AM PDT by Salvation
Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With
The 7 Sacraments (The Holy Mysteries)
The 7 Corporal Works of Mercy
The 7 Spiritual Works of Mercy
The 3 Eminent Good Works
The 7 Gifts of the Holy Ghost (& the Charismata)
The 12 Fruits of the Holy Ghost
The 3 Theological Virtues
The 4 Cardinal Virtues
The 7 Capital Sins & Their Contrary Virtues
The 6 Sins Against the Holy Ghost
The 4 Sins That Cry Out to Heaven
The 3 Conditions of Mortal Sin
The 9 Ways We Participate in Others' Sins
The 10 Commandments
The 2 Greatest Commandments
The 3 Evangelical Counsels
The 6 Precepts of the Church
The Holy Days of Obligation (English)
The 3 Powers of the Soul
The 4 Pillars of the Catholic Faith
The 3 Pillars of the Church's Authority
The 3 Munera (Duties of the Ordained)
The 3 Parts of the Church
The 4 Marks of the Church
The 12 Apostles
The 12 Tribes of Israel
The 8 Beatitudes
The 14 Stations of the Cross
The 7 Sorrows (Dolours) and 7 Joys of Our Lady
The 7 Sorrows and 7 Joys of St. Joseph
The 15 Mysteries of the Rosary
The Order of Creation
The 9 Choirs of Angels
The 3 levels of reverence
The 14 Holy Helpers
The 7 Last Words of Christ
The 4 Last Things (The Novissima)
The 4 Sins that Cry Out to Heaven
I had never heard these categorized in quite this same way as well as the Scripture references.
Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With [The 7 Sacraments (The Holy Mysteries)]
Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With: The 7 Corporal Works of Mercy
Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With: The 7 Spiritual Works of Mercy
Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With: The 3 Eminent Good Works
Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With: The 7 Gifts of the Holy Ghost (& the Charismata)
Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With: The 12 Fruits of the Holy Ghost
Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With: The 3 Theological Virtues
Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With: The 4 Cardinal Virtues
Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With: The 7 Capital Sins and their Contrary Virtues
Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With: The 6 Sins against the Holy Ghost (Holy Spirit)
Thanks for posting these!!!
Is the Sin of Sodom, HOMOSEXUALITY???
This sin is often overlooked
IMHO, this sin is something that regular Catholics and Bishops are encouraging on a wide scale by supporting illegal immigration.
In my area Mexican laborers are being exploited by landscaping companies, cleaning companies, construction companies, etc. Many of these companies do not pay overtime rates because they can get away with it because they know the illegal is not going to complain to authorities about it.
This is an enormous sin.
They are, IMHO, blasphemous.
Very good point ... labourers who are here legally can have recourse to the courts if they are being denied just compensation for their work. Illegals cannot. Our immigration laws need BOTH to be reformed and to be enforced.
Oppression of the poor—
1. The situation in Bell, CA, where the city administrator and other officials had their own little fiefdom and made hundreds of thousands per year while the median income in their city is very low.
I should link to the thread that describes the whole scam, but I don’t know how.
2. I used to practice bankruptcy law. It was sad for all concerned in the normal cases, where mistakes were made or disaster occurred and the money was insufficient to pay everyone. But it was far worse when people lost their money due to a scam, because a scam entails such callous contempt or disregard for the humanity of the person being conned. Abuse of power and abuse of trust cuts very deep and ruins lives, breaks hearts and disturbs minds.
BTW, in the cases I saw, the scammer was sometimes the debtor, and sometimes someone who scammed the debtor. Different scenarios would play out.
And here's the HTML to do it:
<A href = "http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2557656/posts">Here's one.</A>
I'd say "income tax" falls into that category.
>>Defrauding laborers of their wages<<
How about the opposite end of that scale? Demanding all the perks that Unions get. Demanding that people be paid to sit on their butts in the “job banks”, or doing as little as possible at work, reading FB or FR on the job, personal emails and correspondence? So an employer doesn’t pay “overtime”? Do they pay “time”? People are lucky to have jobs.
Why only from an evil employers point of view?
I’ve worked tons of jobs where my fellow employees commit the sin of sloth constantly.
It’s not all the big evil employers. Sometimes it’s the lazy employees.
Every time a union achieves a wage rate that is higher than what the free market would pay, it results in a tendency for the market to decrease the average amount of wages to those not in the union.
Its not all the big evil employers. Sometimes its the lazy employees.
I agree totally. A sin against the Fourth Commandment. From a traditional Catholic examination of conscience: http://www.fisheaters.com/penance.html
* Have I been honest in business, including paying my employees a fair wage?
* Do I treat my employees or those I supervise with dignity, respect, and consideration? ~and/or~ Do I give my employer his due and perform my job satisfactorily?
>>From a traditional Catholic examination of conscience<<
Well there’s our problem. I’m sure the people who need that the most would be the least likely to believe anything “traditional”!
Finally, a list that does not point a guilty finger at me. :)
...a scam entails such callous contempt or disregard for the humanity of the person being conned.
I have never been able to understand how someone could enjoy spending money that he got by cheating someone else, especially in cases where the victim’s savings are wiped out.
And everything it leads to.
For a moment there I was mystified as to why your example did link.....then I saw that you left spaces around the =
When posting the link — no spaces there or it won’t link.
That’s curious ... I put the spaces around the “ = “ to make it easier to read as I’m typing; checking out the “View Source” option shows that the FR editor takes them back out when actually doing the post.
Very interesting. You’ve shown there are many ways to oppress the poor, and endless depravity in doing so. There also are different types of poverty. Of course we think of the lack of food, shelter or medical care. But there are those who are spiritually and emotionally poor, abused in some way, very lonely and confused in a culture that breeds loneliness and confusion.
JMO But I take the Sin of Sodem as hetro and homo sexual whoring around.
Fornicating is fornicating no matter who is doing it.
How do they get this category ? What is their source ???
Scripture notes if you break one commandment you have broken them all...
I have never heard this group category before
In today’s first reading you have the reference of the Lord saying to Abraham, the sin of Sodom and Gomorrah cries out to heaven.
Right there in Scripture. They aren’t new. People don’t usually think of categorizing these sins together....that’s all.
Just wages — the parable of the laborers who come in at different times.
I don’t think I need to reference specific scripture about the poor; Jesus always talked about “blessed are the poor.”
And murder is expressed in the parable of the vineyard owner trying to collect his fair share from the tenants — the tenants in greed kill the messengers as well as the son.
Ples there are many stories in the Old Testament about murder. The epitome of murder for me, however, is the story of the Crucifixion of Christ, innocent yet murdered.
“How do they get this category ? What is their source ???”
The Bible. Each of the Bible verses in the note includes a statement that the cry went up to the Lord.
The 4 Sins that Cry Out to Heaven
The sin of Sodom
Oppression of the poor
Defrauding laborers of their wages
Genesis 4, Genesis 18, Exodus 2, James 5, respectively.
Genesis 4 - The LORD then said: “What have you done! Listen: your brother’s blood cries out to me from the soil!
Genesis 18 - Then the LORD said: “The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is so great, and their sin so grave,
that I must go down and see whether or not their actions fully correspond to the cry against them that comes to me. I mean to find out.”
Exodus 2 - Still the Israelites groaned and cried out because of their slavery. As their cry for release went up to God, he heard their groaning and was mindful of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
James 5 - Behold, the wages you withheld from the workers who harvested your fields are crying aloud, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.
Got ya ...interesting to lump them like that ...
All sin is an offense to God... We have to be cautious not to look at ourselves and say “we are not THAT bad”
God said liars will not get into heaven... yea we are all THAT bad :(
What surprises me; (maybe I’m not thinking this through sufficiently) is that abuse of children isn’t on the list. Jesus seemed particularly concerned with the welfare of children.
Pardon me if this is a dead discussion; just a thought.
Would not that be included in #1 above?
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