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

Chapter 2: Three Aspects of the Moral Act


Three Aspect of the Moral Act

Film Focus: In this video, Dr. Mike Brummond discusses the three aspects to consider when evaluating a moral act.

Text Focus: Pages 45–51

Discussion Questions:

  1. How is a moral act like a tricycle? What are the three “wheels” of this tricycle?
  2. Why do people need all three of these “wheels”?
  3. What makes an act an intrinsically evil act? Give an example of an intrinsically evil act.
  4. How do circumstances and intention change the morality of an act? Give an example to support your answer.

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