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Virtues & Christian Character

Virtues and Christian Characters

 

virtues, Hope, temperance, fortitudeThe articles in this section of the Library lay out how God's inspiration for Christian living, contained in the Scriptures and made known through the Catechism and Church documents, is accessible to everyone and demonstrated for us through the lives of the saints. We are all called to holiness. And though the practice of these seven "habits," heroic virtue can be attained!

 

Love, Faith, Prudence, JusticeEarly Church Fathers, like Sts. Ambrose and Augustine, Pope John Paul II, Christopher West, Marcellino D'Ambrosio and even Abraham Lincoln have written about the Virtues and Christian Character, many of the articles are available for downloading and printing!

 

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The Virtues: Seven Habit of ChampionsEWTN - The Virtues: Seven Habits of Champions

Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio

Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio offers a spirited 8-part mediation in this new EWTN Home Video on the four moral virtues - Fortitude, Prudence, Justice, and Temperance - as well as the three theological virtues of Faith, Hope and Charity.

Seven Habits of Champions lays out how God's inspiration for Christian living, contained in the Scriptures and made known through the Catechism and Church documents, is accessible to everyone and demonstrated for us through the lives of the saints. We are all called to holiness. And though the practice of these seven "habits," heroic virtue can be attained!

Each DVD tape contains 4 episodes aired on EWTN!

DVD 1:

Introduction to the Virtues

The Cardinal Virtue of Prudence

The Cardinal Virtue of Justice

The Cardinal Virtue of Temperance

DVD 2:

The Cardinal Virtue of Fortitude

The Theological Virtue of Faith

The Theological Virtue of Hope

The Theological Virtue of Charity 

Set of Two DVD with 8 shows - $49.95

 
Title Author Excerpt Download
Abundant Life From the Good Shepherd Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Advent of Peace Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Adventure or Cautious Mediocrity? Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Advice to Pastors--St. Ambrose St. Ambrose of Milan Yes Download
All Saints Day Means Holiness is for All Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Amen, Amen - Really? Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Anatomy of Envy Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Baptism in the Waters of Immortality--Hippolytus St. Hippolytus Yes Download
Bartimaeus and the Nature of Christian Faith Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Beatitudes: Is It Wrong to be Happy? Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Belief or Faith? Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Birth of John the Baptist - Patron of Joyful Humility Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God-Gregory of Nyssa St. Gregory of Nyssa Yes
Boast only of the Lord-St Basil St. Basil the Great Yes Download
Called to Holiness and Mission Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Called to Serve Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No
Catechetical Instructions-St John Vianney St. John Vianney No
Catholic Gift Giving Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Charity-St Maximus the Confessor St. Maximus the Confessor Yes
Christ's Resurrection, Our Sure Hope-St Cyril St. Cyril of Alexandria Yes
Christian as another Christ-St Gregory of Nyssa St. Gregory of Nyssa Yes
Christian Leadership Entails Rigorous Accountability--Augustine St . Augustine of Hippo Yes
Christian Wisdom-Pope John Paul II Sapientia Christiana Pope John Paul II No
Christmas Lights and Advent Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Christmas: Origins of the Feast Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Council of Orange on Grace Council of Orange No
David and Jonathan, Model of Friendship-St Aelred St. Aelred of Rievaulx, Abbot Yes Download
Decree on Justification--Council of Trent Council of Trent No
Detachment From the World Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Discipline of Trials--St. Augustine St . Augustine of Hippo Yes
Dives, the Rich Man and Lazarus, the Beggar Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Divine Providence and Murphy's Law -- the Role of Trials Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Epiphany of the Heart Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio Yes Download
False Spiritual Peace-St Dorotheus Various Yes
Feast of St Stephen, Protomartyr-Fulgentius of Ruspe St. Fulgentius of Ruspe Yes
Feast of the Epiphany Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Gaudete Sunday-Advent and John the Baptist? Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Grace before works --St. Augustine St . Augustine of Hippo Yes Download
Hanukkah: Why it's not just for Jews Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Hear, Oh Israel! Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Heaven, Marriage and the Resurrection Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Heroes & Warriors Welcome at This Seminary Various No Download
Hold fast to These Virtues-Letter of Barnabas Barnabas Yes
Holy Family Feast -- Piety in the 21st Century? Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Homily for Pope Francis Inauguration Pope Francis No
Hope in Hardship Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Hope Means Stretching our Hearts - Augustine St . Augustine of Hippo No Download
Human and Divine Mercy - Caesarius of Arles St. Caesarius of Arles Yes
Humility and Charity--St. Francis of Assisi St. Francis of Assisi Yes Download
Humility Opens Doors -- Marcellino D'Ambrosio, Ph.D. Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
If I Forget You Jersusalem - St. Bruno Various Yes
Importance of the Saints-Bernard of Clairvaux St. Bernard of Clairvaux Yes Download
Jesus' Homecoming Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
John Paul II's - Theology of the Body - Christopher West Christopher West No
Lenten Fasting and Almsgiving--St. Leo the Great St. Leo the Great Yes Download
Love is the Law of Christ Isaac of Stella No
Mary as Model of Charity Pope Benedict XVI Yes Download
Me, Myself, I and the Pope Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Meaning of the Church: Are You Called? Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Mustard Seed Faith - Be Not Afraid! Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
My Call is Love--St. Therese of Lisieux St. Therese of Lisieux Yes Download
My Yoke is Easy, My Burden Light Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Negligent Shepherds--St. Augustine St . Augustine of Hippo Yes
New Commandment of Love-Augustine St . Augustine of Hippo Yes
On the Love of Christ-St Alphonsus Liguori St. Alphonsus Liguori Yes
Parable of the Good Samaritan Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Parable of the Sower and the Seed - a Double Meaning Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No
Parable of the Talents Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Peace flows from Justice-Vatican II Second Vatican Council (Vatican II) Yes
Persecution in Vietnam - Lord David Alton Lord David Alton No Download
Pope Benedict XVI Risked Death Cardinal Ratzinger - Pope Benedict XVI No
Pope Francis to Media Pope Francis No
Pope Francis: 1st Homily (full text) Pope Francis No
Pope John XXIII - Saint in the Age of Television Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No
Poverty, Sloth, and the Beatitudes Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Power of Divine Love-Clement St. Clement of Rome Yes
Pray Without Ceasing Through the Desire of the Heart-Augustine St . Augustine of Hippo Yes Download
Predestination, Free Will, and Grace Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Pride of the Pharisees Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Recognize the Dignity of your Nature St. Leo the Great Yes
Rejoice in Hope - John the Baptist & Gaudete Sunday Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Rejoicing in Hope - Advent Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Religion vs. Spirituality? Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Religiosity VS. Holiness Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No
Render Unto Caesar Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No
Rule of St. Benedict St. Benedict of Nursia, Abbot No
Sacrament of Confirmation, Sacrament of Champions - Part I Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Santa Claus - How Do We Deal with Him? Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No
Seek Out the Lost--St. Augustine St . Augustine of Hippo Yes
Sermon 95 on the Beatitudes-St Leo St. Leo the Great No
Sing Your Way Through Temptations--St. Augustine St . Augustine of Hippo Yes Download
Sound Teaching Avoids Pride-Gregory the Great St. Gregory the Great Yes
Sow Integrity through Works of Mercy - St. Basil St. Basil the Great Yes
St. Thomas More Patron of Statesmen-Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul II No Download
St. Joseph's Claim to Fame Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Stewardship Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Taking Aggressive Action Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Talk is Cheap- Parable of the Two Sons Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No
Thanksgiving - Namaan and the 10 Lepers Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Thanksgiving Proclamation -- President Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Yes Download
The Apostles - Who Were the Twelve? Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No
The Kingdom of God is Within-Gregory of Nyssa St. Gregory of Nyssa Yes
The Origins of the Papacy -- Peter do you Love Me? Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
The Pharisee, the Publican, and Humility Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
The Power of Pilgrimage Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Theology of the Body & The New Evangelization - Christopher West Christopher West No
To Serve the Poor is to Serve Jesus--St. Vincent de Paul St. Vincent de Paul Yes
Tough Love Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Treasures of Justice-St Leo the Great St. Leo the Great Yes
Truly Catholic Mercy Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Turn the Other Cheek Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Two Kinds of Faith--St. Cyril of Jerusalem St. Cyril of Jerusalem Yes Download
Virtue of Charity-St. Leo St. Leo the Great Yes Download
Virtues - Seven Habits of Champions #8 - Love Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Virtues - Seven Habits of Champions - #7 - Hope Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Virtues-Seven Habits of Champions #1: Strength and Weakness Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Virtues: 7 Habits of Champions #3--Justice Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Virtues: Seven Habits of Champions #2: Prudence Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Virtues: Seven Habits of Champions #4: Temperance Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Virtues: Seven Habits of Champions #5 - Fortitude Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Virtues: Seven Habits of Champions #6 - Faith Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download
Voting as Faithful Citizens Various No Download
Weak Christians--St. Augustine St . Augustine of Hippo Yes
What is the Theology of the Body? - Christopher West Christopher West No
What We Do Not See, We Hope For - St. Cyprian St. Cyprian Yes
Whom Shall I Fear?--John Chrysostom St. John Chrysostom Yes Download
Why are we Troubled? Dorotheus Various Yes
Wisdom has built herself a House-Procopius of Gaza Various Yes
Zacchaeus - Look Who's Coming to Dinner Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio No Download

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