MESSAGES FROM

FATHER RON



MESSAGES FROM FATHER RON
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Nov 2017

  This, the third of the ‘Cardinal’ virtues, is on temperance. This is a big one, and very important. Many of us like to use the phrase ‘moderation is the key’ or some such. Partially, this is true. Temperance, however, seems to go a bit deeper and touches many areas of life. C.S. Lewis in “Mere Christianity” writes, “One great piece of mischief has been done by the modern restriction of the word Temperance to the question of drink. (One could observe that in our time the thought of Temperance should be......

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