Justice: 7th Commandment, Part 2 – Jul 09 – Homily – Fr Terrance
Fr Terrance gives the homily at Bloomington, IN on Jul 09, 2022, on how the virtue of justice and how it relates to the 7th Commandment thou shall not steal.
The Pharisees majored in the minors, not doing much to uphold the major concern of justice Mattew 23:23
Justis is a moral virtue to give what is due, being just is being holy
CCC 1807 Lady with balance Justice to God and Man be balanced http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s1c1a7.htm#1807
Love of God and love of neighbor
Charity is the supernaturalized virtue of justice, which goes beyond justice
Math 1:19 Joseph was a righteous man, just and charitable at the same time
Types of Legal, Distributive, Communitive
Legal Justice is what you should do for others, for the community CCC 12411 http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a7.htm#2411
Distributive justice is what a community owes to its citizens that have three aspects
1 distribute common burdens evenly, eg not unfair taxes.
2 Give the ability to fulfill moral duties, taking care of their children, for example
3 Foster relationships between people, thus not communist or materialistic philosophies should not be promoted, bellicose and divisive, destroys relationships.
Communitive justice - What I owe others and others owe me, as stealing does damage to the community. and must do reparation, attempt to restore what you stole or broke.
CCC 12411 http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a7.htm#2411
Social Justice - involves other forms: legal, distributive, and communicative, CCC 1928 covers this in the section on the 7th Commandment. http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s1c2a3.htm#1928
Playlist 10 Commandments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHywYqggh-Q&list=PLejh_e0-LN4xHY8ruFpqbwAG2NLNYfGoC
From our Tour of the Catechism - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nBjH-G2OcQ
Mass: St. Nicholas Pieck and companions - Opt Mem
Readings: Saturday 14th Week of Ordinary Time - http://usccb.org/bible/readings/070922.cfm
1st: isa 6:1-8
Resp: psa 93:1-2, 5
Gsp: mat 10:24-33
More on the Readings: https://airmaria.com/r?m=672&r=1648
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