Saint of the Day

St. Arsenius (5th century)
A deacon, Arsenius was the tutor to the sons of Emperor Theodosius the Great, who after many years left to live with the monks of Alexandria. When the Emperor died, he became a hermit and a student of St. John the Short. He was noted for his great austerity.

Reflections from the Saints

It is very good and holy to consider the Passion of our Lord, and to meditate on it, for by this sacred path we reach union with God. In this most holy school we learn true wisdom, for it was there that all the saints learned it.
– St. Paul of the Cross
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Life in Christ: Catechism #2341

The virtue of chastity comes under the cardinal virtue of temperance, which seeks to permeate the passions and appetites of the senses with reason.