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Chastity for Christians means not having any sexual relations before marriage. It also means fidelity to husband or wife during marriage. Wikipedia Chastity is an uncool fruit of the Holy Spirit in today’s world. Rather than deal with it directly I have decided to look at an underlying bond that exists between couples and which […]

This Month

This month’s cover features the painting of the Apostle St Andrew, by El Greco.   In this month’s magazine as well as our regular features, we have a thought provoking article by well-known journalist Karl du Fresne; Maria Kennedy continues her series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit; Anne Kerrigan prepares some treats for […]

Twelve Fruits of the Holy Spirit

In Saint Paul’s letter to the Galatians (Gal 5:22-23) there are nine fruits of the Holy Spirit. To these we will add, in the tradition of the Catholic Church, three more (see italics) to make the following twelve fruits: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self control, modesty and chastity. If we […]