- WHY FATIMA
- FATIMA CENTER
- PRAYER & DEVOTION
These are the commandments which God gave to man to guide him to happiness in this life and in the next:
faith, hope, love, and worship of God; reverence for holy things; prayer.
idolatry, superstition, spiritism, tempting God, sacrilege, attendance at false worship.
reverence in speaking about God and holy things; the keeping of oaths and vows.
blasphemy, the irreverent use of God's name, speaking disrespectfully of holy things, false oaths, and the breaking of vows.
going to church on Sundays and holy days.
missing church through one's own fault; unnecessary servile work; public buying and selling; court trials.
love, respect, obedience on the part of children; care on the part of parents for the spiritual and temporal welfare of their children; obedience to civil and religious superiors.
hatred of parents and superiors; disrespect, disobedience.
safeguarding of one's own life and bodily welfare and that of others.
unjust killing, suicide, abortion, sterilization, dueling, endangering life and limb of self or others.
chastity in word and deed.
obscene speech; impure actions alone or with others.
respect for the property and rights of others; the paying of just debts; paying just wages to employees; integrity in public officials.
theft; damage to the property of others; not paying just debts not returning found or borrowed articles; giving unjust measure or weight in selling; not paying just wages; bribery; graft; cheating; fraud; accepting stolen property; not giving an honest day's work for wages received; violation of contract.
truthfulness, respect for the good name of others; the observance of secrecy when required.
lying, injury to the good name of others, slander, talebearing, rash judgment, contemptuous speech, and the violation of secrecy.
purity in thought.
willful impure thoughts and desires.
respect for the rights of others.
the desire to take, to keep, or to damage the property of others.
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