Your Life in Christ: Foundations in Catholic Morality (Third Edition)

Chapter 2: The Cardinal Virtues, Part 1: Prudence


The Cardinal Virtues, Part 1: Prudence

Film Focus: The virtue of prudence or wisdom is discussed by Fr. Morris in the context of one of the four cardinal virtues. A brief definition is given and suggestions how to cultivate virtue are offered.

Text Focus: Pages 42–43

Discussion Questions:

  1. Prudence is one of the four virtues known as the cardinal virtues. What are the other three cardinal virtues?
  2. How is prudence defined in this video? How does prudence relate to making proper moral decisions?
  3. What are the three things that Fr. Morris says we can do to pursue prudence?
  4. Give some concrete examples of how can you implement these suggestions from Fr. Morris into your daily life?

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