A Catholic faith community is rooted in a set of common beliefs about God's will for all people.
A virtue is a habit or established capacity to perform good actions according to a moral standard. When we practice these virtues we strengthen them and thereby make the presence of God more and more visible in the world around us.
Virtue of Faith - God made us to live together as a family community.
Virtue of Empathy - God wants us to care about everyone's feelings.
Virtue of Conscience - God helps us to choose to be good people.
Virtue of Hope - God helps us to work for a more peaceful world even when we feel discouraged.
Virtue of Self-Control - God wants us to do what we know and feel is right.
Virtue of Respect - God wants us to treat all people with the respect they deserve.
Virtue of Kindness - God wants us to give generously to others around us.
Virtue of Love - God wants us to serve and to see the goodness in everyone we meet.
Virtue of Acceptance - God wants us to make friends with everyone no matter how different they may look or act.
Virtue of Fairness - God wants us to treat each person as we would like to be treated.