Virtue of the Week: Chastity

Chastity? There is more than one type of chastity. Of course we all know that we need to control our sexual desire with chastity, another less talked about type of chastity is also important in today’s culture. Chastity of your Intellect. Your willingness to believe in one or many people or things in the absence […]

Virtue of the Week: Chastity

We were born to be kings! King Louis XVI of France had been taken from his throne and put in prison. His young son, the prince, was taken by those who had captured the king. Because the young prince was to be the next king, they wanted to destroy him morally. They knew that if […]

Virtue of the Week: Chastity

Friends, When you read the word “Chastity” it conjures up all kinds of uncomfortable notions. BORING ! I think this is due from our misunderstanding chastity. Here are three informative excerpts from this week’s virtue information about chastity that could help us understand. From Saint John Chrystostom about chastity of our spirits in everyday relationships […]


Self-discipline is the means by which we are able to safeguard our souls from things that would be harmful to us. Keeping “Custody of our Spirit” enables us to be responsible guardians and keepers of that soul. Custody of our Spirit means avoiding not just the vice itself, but those well-known traps that would cause […]


For most people the word “Chastity” immediately brings to mind a negative response. You start saying to yourself things like “Chastity is old fashioned, Victorian, and prudish, not for modern man”, “My sexuality is private, stay out!”, and “Chastity is about religious repression”. We need to talk about Chastity, but let’s not talk about any […]