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St. Thomas Aquinas
Summa Theologica

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fasting

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1 2, 19 | sake; ~because the act of fasting is specifically good from 2 2, 108 | other ~good works besides fasting, alms-deeds, and prayer. 3 2, 108 | comes under the head of fasting; and whatever a man does 4 2, 3 | specifically referred: thus fasting is referred specifically ~ 5 2, 80 | That we who are punished by fasting may be comforted by a holy ~ 6 2, 83 | mortification of the body by fasting belongs to ~abstinence, 7 2, 86 | instance by vigils ~and fasting, is not acceptable to God 8 2, 86 | under ~the necessity of fasting, lest that which we are 9 2, 86 | under the necessity of fasting. Therefore it would be better 10 2, 86 | moral virtues (for instance, fasting, which is an act of ~abstinence; 11 2, 86 | than abstinence, of ~which fasting is an act.~Aquin.: SMT SS 12 2, 86 | fulfil ~the vows, whether of fasting or of praying or the like, 13 2, 86 | Voto et Voti redempt.), fasting and the like, and of ~pilgrimage 14 2, 87 | holy things ~should do so fasting, with all propriety and 15 2, 109 | virtuous deeds, such as fasting, prayer and alms deeds, 16 2, 144 | itself; (2) its act which is fasting; (3) its opposite vice ~ 17 2, 145 | 147] Out. Para. 1/1 - OF FASTING (EIGHT ARTICLES)~We must 18 2, 145 | ARTICLES)~We must now consider fasting: under which head there 19 2, 145 | of ~inquiry:~(1) Whether fasting is an act of virtue?~(2) 20 2, 145 | precept?~(5) The time of fasting;~(6) Whether it is requisite 21 2, 145 | Whether it is requisite for fasting to eat but once?~(7) The 22 2, 145 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether fasting is an act of virtue?~Aquin.: 23 2, 145 | OBJ 1: It would seem that fasting is not an act of virtue. 24 2, 145 | is acceptable to God. But fasting is not always acceptable 25 2, 145 | not ~regarded?" Therefore fasting is not an act of virtue.~ 26 2, 145 | the mean of virtue. Now ~fasting forsakes the mean of virtue, 27 2, 145 | needs of nature, whereas ~by fasting something is retrenched 28 2, 145 | of abstinence. Therefore fasting is not an act ~of virtue.~ 29 2, 145 | act of virtue. Now such is fasting, since every one is fasting ~ 30 2, 145 | fasting, since every one is fasting ~before eating. Therefore 31 2, 145 | before eating. Therefore fasting is not an act of virtue.~ 32 2, 145 | where the Apostle says: "In fasting, in knowledge, in ~chastity, 33 2, 145 | this is consistent ~with fasting, because fasting is practiced 34 2, 145 | consistent ~with fasting, because fasting is practiced for a threefold 35 2, 145 | says (2 Cor. 6:5,6): "In fasting, in chastity," since fasting 36 2, 145 | fasting, in chastity," since fasting is the ~guardian of chastity. 37 2, 145 | Secondly, we have recourse to ~fasting in order that the mind may 38 2, 145 | revelation from God after fasting for three weeks. Thirdly, 39 2, 145 | with all your heart, in fasting and in weeping and in ~mourning." 40 2, 145 | ccxxx, de Tempore)]): "Fasting cleanses the soul, ~raises 41 2, 145 | the same sermon) ~that "fasting loves not many words, deems 42 2, 145 | his dignity, if he sets fasting before ~chastity, or night-watchings 43 2, 145 | Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 3: The fasting of nature, in respect of 44 2, 145 | which a man is said to ~be fasting until he partakes of food, 45 2, 145 | virtuous act. Such is only the fasting ~of one who abstains in 46 2, 145 | former is called natural fasting [jejunium jejunii] [*Literally ~ 47 2, 145 | Literally ~the 'fast of fasting']: while the latter is called 48 2, 145 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether fasting is an act of abstinence?~ 49 2, 145 | OBJ 1: It would seem that fasting is not an act of abstinence. 50 2, 145 | every virtue. Therefore fasting is not exclusively an act ~ 51 2, 145 | Q[87], A[1]). Therefore fasting is an ~act of religion and 52 2, 145 | seems very applicable ~to fasting. Therefore fasting is not 53 2, 145 | applicable ~to fasting. Therefore fasting is not an act of abstinence.~ 54 2, 145 | says (Etym. vi, 19) that "fasting is frugality ~of fare and 55 2, 145 | mean in that matter. Now fasting is concerned with food, ~ 56 2, 145 | Wherefore it is evident that ~fasting is an act of abstinence.~ 57 2, 145 | OBJ 1: Properly speaking fasting consists in abstaining from 58 2, 145 | that even properly speaking fasting is abstinence from ~all 59 2, 145 | there is no ~reason why fasting should not be an act of 60 2, 145 | such are the hardships of ~fasting.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[147] A[ 61 2, 145 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether fasting is a matter of precept?~ 62 2, 145 | OBJ 1: It would seem that fasting is not a matter of precept. 63 2, 145 | matter ~of counsel. Now fasting is a work of supererogation: 64 2, 145 | places and times. Therefore fasting is not ~a matter of precept.~ 65 2, 145 | mortal sin. ~Therefore if fasting were a matter of precept, 66 2, 145 | Church should not have made fasting ~a matter of precept.~Aquin.: 67 2, 145 | Ep. lxxi) speaking of fasting says: ~"Let each province 68 2, 145 | the apostles." Therefore ~fasting is a matter of precept.~ 69 2, 145 | stated above (A[1]) that fasting is useful as atoning ~for 70 2, 145 | dictate of reason to practice fasting as ~far as it is necessary 71 2, 145 | these purposes. Wherefore fasting in general ~is a matter 72 2, 145 | the time ~and manner of fasting as becoming and profitable 73 2, 145 | 1 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 1: Fasting considered in itself denotes 74 2, 145 | seemingly not exempt from ~fasting, on account of their age: 75 2, 145 | necessity. Therefore, since fasting is ~directed to a spiritual 76 2, 145 | most evident reason for not fasting, ~both on account of their 77 2, 145 | should exercise themselves in fasting, ~more or less, in accordance 78 2, 145 | drilled with the harshness of fasting. According to this ~interpretation, 79 2, 145 | ii, ~27), who states that fasting is of two kinds. one pertains 80 2, 145 | spiritual things: and this fasting is ~befitting the perfect.~ 81 2, 145 | stated above (AA[1],3), fasting is directed to two ~things, 82 2, 145 | heavenly ~things. Wherefore fasting ought to be appointed specially 83 2, 145 | thirty-six days" (namely, the fasting days during ~the six weeks 84 2, 145 | Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 3: The "fasting of joy" proceeds from the 85 2, 145 | liberty, wherefore this fasting should ~not be a matter 86 2, 145 | of joy. For this reason fasting is not ordered by ~the Church 87 2, 145 | because they deem such fasting to be of obligation) - he ~ 88 2, 145 | free from sin. Nevertheless fasting considered in itself is ~ 89 2, 145 | Whether it is requisite for fasting that one eat but once?~Aquin.: 90 2, 145 | it is not requisite for fasting that one eat ~but once. 91 2, 145 | as stated above (A[2]), fasting is an act of the virtue 92 2, 145 | and yet many take them on ~fasting days after eating. Therefore 93 2, 145 | Therefore it is not essential to fasting to ~take only one meal.~ 94 2, 145 | Para. 1/1~I answer that, Fasting is instituted by the Church 95 2, 145 | 2 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: Fasting is of two kinds [*Cf. A[ 96 2, 145 | kind and is ~called the "fasting of the faster," and this 97 2, 145 | sin and lose ~the merit of fasting, by partaking of too much 98 2, 145 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 3: Further, fasting is an act of the virtue 99 2, 145 | means to be credited ~with fasting who eat before the celebration 100 2, 145 | stated above (AA[1],3,5), fasting is directed to the ~deletion 101 2, 145 | 2 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: Fasting requires a fixed hour based, 102 2, 145 | should be dispensed from fasting, or be allowed to forestall 103 2, 145 | stated ~above (A[6]) that fasting was instituted as a curb 104 2, 145 | A[1]). Therefore since fasting which was ~instituted in 105 2, 145 | OBJ 3: Further, on certain fasting days people make use of 106 2, 145 | As stated above (A[6]), fasting was instituted by the ~Church 107 2, 145 | 2: In the institution of fasting, the Church takes account 108 2, 184 | undertake the hunger of fasting, watchings, bodily toil, 109 2, 184 | chastised, such as watching, fasting, and the like, are directly 110 2, 184 | is given to you." Hence fasting is not acceptable to ~God 111 2, 186 | that "solitude," even as fasting and other like ~things, 112 2, 187 | instance, it is clear that fasting, ~watching, obedience, and 113 3, 40 | remaining in the desert and fasting for "forty days and forty ~ 114 3, 40 | to be ~illustrious by his fasting, He Himself came the opposite 115 3, 40 | learn how great a good is fasting, and how it is a shield ~ 116 3, 40 | not to luxury, but to fasting - for this cause did He 117 3, 40 | manner of living, after fasting and (retiring into the) 118 3, 41 | stated above (A[1]), by fasting before being tempted, He 119 3, 41 | teaches us the ~need of fasting in order to equip ourselves 120 3, 41 | thee how great a good is fasting, and how it is a most powerful ~ 121 3, 41 | up, not to luxury, but to fasting; for this cause Christ fasted, ~ 122 3, 44 | Christ was hungry after fasting they deemed Him ~not to 123 3, 68 | excuse His disciples from fasting when they were ~recently 124 3, 72 | should come to Confirmation fasting; and should be admonished 125 3, 72 | should be received ~or given fasting. Therefore it seems unfitting 126 3, 72 | to Confirmation should be fasting"; and ~the Council of Meaux, " 127 3, 72 | the hand except they be fasting."~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[72] A[ 128 3, 72 | even by those who are not ~fasting: since one bishop, especially 129 3, 72 | and ~receiver should be fasting.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[72] A[ 130 3, 80 | received only when one is fasting?~(9) Whether it is to be 131 3, 80 | celebrated only by men who are ~fasting, with the exception of the 132 3, 83 | Jn. 19:14), or, as on fasting days, at None, when crying 133 3, 83 | receiving the sacrament while ~fasting, as stated above (Q[80], 134 3, 89 | earnest prayer, who avoid fasting or ~study, would exercise 135 Suppl, 14| acceptable to God, though fasting be a work of ~satisfaction. 136 Suppl, 14| satisfaction has ~been done; thus fasting leaves the body weak, and 137 Suppl, 15| are three, viz. almsdeeds, fasting, and prayer?~Aquin.: SMT 138 Suppl, 15| are three, viz. almsdeeds, fasting, and ~prayer. For a work 139 Suppl, 15| nothing, but by ~prayer and fasting: Diseases of the body are 140 Suppl, 15| of the body are healed by fasting, diseases ~of the mind, 141 Suppl, 15| goods of fortune, and ~by fasting we retrench goods of the 142 Suppl, 15| and "pride of ~life." Fasting is directed against concupiscence 143 Suppl, 15| this is forestalled by "fasting."~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[15] A[ 144 Suppl, 15| body is all referred ~to fasting, and whatever is spent for 145 Suppl, 50| that the consecrator be fasting.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[50] A[ 146 Suppl, 64| for paying the debt, by fasting or otherwise weakening the 147 Suppl, 71| compensate for punishment. Now fasting is more penal than almsgiving 148 Suppl, 71| almsgiving or ~prayer. Therefore fasting profits more as suffrage 149 Suppl, 71| Further, Gregory reckons fasting together with these three, 150 Suppl, 71| prayers of the saints, or the ~fasting of their kinsfolk." Therefore 151 Suppl, 71| profitable to the departed than fasting.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[71] A[ 152 Suppl, 71| Reply OBJ 2: It is true that fasting can profit the departed 153 Suppl, 71| departed. Nevertheless, fasting does not by its nature contain 154 Suppl, 71| while Gregory did reckon, fasting among the suffrages for ~


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