My Catholic Morals!

A summary of Catholic moral teaching. It reveals the moral principles of our faith as well as a summary of all our Church’s moral teachings. It is a summary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church #1691-2557.





The Moral Law

Who are We? Human Society
The Trinity as the Basis of Society
Common Good
Justification
Grace
Merit
Holiness
From the Speculative to the Practical


3.  Loving God

The First Commandment:

Our High Calling of Love
The Bottom Line of This Commandment
Graven Images
The Upper Upper Limit!
Practical Applications

The Second Commandment:

The Bottom Line: No Swearing Allowed

The Upper Limit: God’s Name is Holy…and so is yours!
Practical Applications

The Third Commandment:

The Sabbath Day after the First Creation

Worship in the New Covenant: The Eighth Day of Creation
Rest in the New Covenant: The Eighth Day of Creation
Duties of Society
Practical Considerations

4.  Loving Your Family

The Fourth Commandment:

God’s Plan for Parents
Being a Holy Child
Family Life
The Fourth Commandment and Society
The Role of Civil Authorities
A Summary of the Bottom Line and Upper Limit of the Fourth Commandment
Practical Considerations


5.  Murder, Anger, and Human Dignity

The Fifth Commandment:

Bottom Line: Do Not Murder

Human Dignity Must Be Respected
When Killing is not Murder
Other “Medical Ethics” Considerations
Other “End of Life” Decisions
The Upper Limit
Practical Considerations

6.  Chastity, Purity, Affection and Marital Love

7.  Stealing and Coveting


The Seventh Commandment:

Is It Mine or Is It Yours?

The Bottom Line
The Dignity of the Human Person and the Economy
Reaching Out to the Poor
International Considerations

The Tenth Commandment:

The Root of the Problem: He Who Has Money Never Has Money Enough

Getting in Order!


The Eighth Commandment:

The Bottom Line: Offenses Against the Truth

Do I Have A Right to Know?
The Upper Limit: Art, Beauty and the Pursuit of Truth
Practical Considerations
Conclusion




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