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Sep 13, 2022

Focus on These Virtues If You Want to Grow Closer to Christ (feat. Fr. Gregory Pine, O.P.)

Can you guess what 3 virtues are needed to grow close to God?

In his book, “Introduction to the Devout Life”, St. Francis de Sales lists patience, humility, and meekness as the most essential virtues to live holy lives devoted to God.

What makes these so important?

Patience gives us the ability to endure trials and suffering, humility helps us see ourselves as we truly are in relation to the greatness of God, and meekness calms our tempers so that we may show God’s peace to others.

Cultivating these virtues is just the beginning.


Feed Your Spiritual Life in Just 25 Minutes a Day

Starting October 24, join Fr. Gregory Pine, O.P. and Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk, O.P. as they read and explain Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales in the first season of Ascension’s NEW podcast, Catholic Classics!

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