Virtue and Vice

Lent 2017

Justice Over Greed

Virtue & Vice • April 9, 2017 • Paul Stewart

Greed is the desire for material wealth or gain for ourselves. Justice is being fair and equitable with others.

Temperance over Gluttony

Virtue & Vice • April 2, 2017 • Paul Stewart

Gluttony is the desire to consume more than you require. Temperance is moderation of needed things and abstinence from things which are not needed.

Charity over Lust

Fourth Sunday of Lent • March 26, 2017 • Paul Stewart

Lust is a powerful craving for things such as sex, power and money. Charity is using our power and resources to care for others.

Fortitude over Anger

Third Sunday of Lent • March 19, 2017 • Nate Evans

Anger comes from a negative view of the past, present or future which leads to the loss of self-control and the desire to harm others. Hope is taking a positive future view, that good will prevail.

Prudence Over Envy

Second Sunday of Lent • March 12, 2017 • Paul Stewart

Envy is the desire for what others have; Prudence is the care of and moderation with what we do have.