St Thomas Aquinas and the Gifts of the Holy Spirit


Fr Anthony Walsh OP looks at St Thomas Aquinas’ discussion on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit, focusing on St Thomas’ commentary on St Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians. Fr Anthony particularly explores the importance of love in reference to the Charismatic gifts.

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In this podcast:
  • 1:08: Two types of Gifts of the Holy Spirit: Sanctifying graces and Gratuitous graces.
  • 3:15: How Sanctifying graces make us holy: The theological virtue of love.
  • 11:23: The use of the charisms: Important, but love is greater.
  • 29:22: Love assists in all virtuous acts.

The Aquinas Symposium 2017 was hosted by the Dominican Friars Australiasia at the University of Notre Dame Australia.

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