Causes for Penance – Part 2 of 5 — SaintlySages


Continuing Father Geiermann’s discussion of six things that occasion the practice of penance, we mention these three: The third cause for penance is tepidity, which is “habitual negligence in doing good and in avoiding evil.” It is “a stagnation in the spiritual life, that enervates the mind, smothers charity, extinguishes devotion, weakens virtue, and darkens […]

Causes for Penance – Part 2 of 5 — SaintlySages

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