fruits of the Holy Spirit


fruits of the Holy Spirit
   This term (from the Latin fructus, meaning "fruit" or "profit") refers to those personal qualities bestowed by the Holy Spirit that prepare a person for eternal glory: charity, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, generosity, gentleness, faithfulness, modesty, self-control, and chastity. (See CCC 1832)

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