Fr. Marcel Guarnizo responding to Coronavirus and the Catholic faith response.
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Let Prudence Guide Exercise of the Catholic Faith During a Pandemic |

Padre Paulo Malicia (R), and Deacon Jose de Noronha, perform the Stations of the Cross in the deserted church of the Centro Comunitário Senhora da …
andrew24157
New meaning of "prudence" is just the cowardice. The old definition of "prudence" was to be morally correct. Here is an example from 1806: "Prudence is the virtue that disposes practical reason to discern our true good in every circumstance and to choose the right means of achieving it; "the prudent man looks where he is going."65 "Keep sane and sober for your prayers."66 Prudence is "right …More
New meaning of "prudence" is just the cowardice. The old definition of "prudence" was to be morally correct. Here is an example from 1806: "Prudence is the virtue that disposes practical reason to discern our true good in every circumstance and to choose the right means of achieving it; "the prudent man looks where he is going."65 "Keep sane and sober for your prayers."66 Prudence is "right reason in action," writes St. Thomas Aquinas, following Aristotle.67 It is not to be confused with timidity or fear, nor with duplicity or dissimulation. It is called auriga virtutum (the charioteer of the virtues); it guides the other virtues by setting rule and measure. It is prudence that immediately guides the judgment of conscience. The prudent man determines and directs his conduct in accordance with this judgment. With the help of this virtue we apply moral principles to particular cases without error and overcome doubts about the good to achieve and the evil to avoid."
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Sadly for us, the hysterical overreaction of the Church's bishops are guiding Catholic practice and not prudence. "Only a few nations have opted to remain essentially open and have curtailed very few of the existing activities." Very true. --and they're not seeing catastrophic increases in their infection rates. Meaning, all this misery from "lockdown", the outright cancellation of Easter …More
Sadly for us, the hysterical overreaction of the Church's bishops are guiding Catholic practice and not prudence. "Only a few nations have opted to remain essentially open and have curtailed very few of the existing activities." Very true. --and they're not seeing catastrophic increases in their infection rates. Meaning, all this misery from "lockdown", the outright cancellation of Easter services, the first time in Church history, all this nonsense was unnecessary.