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12. Satisfaction

1. Satisfaction is something done to make up for the evilof an offence, even when the offence is already forgiven. It is anact of the virtue of penance.

2. Satisfaction is also an act of the virtue of justice,for justice demands an equality in things, an order and balance;such order and balance, satisfaction seeks to restore.

3. St. Augustine says (De Eccl. Dogm. 54) thatsatisfaction is to root out the causes of sin and to give noopportunity for its recurrence.

"The name of Jesus, pronounced with reverence and affection, has a kind of power to soften the heart. "
St Philip Neri

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"Men should often renew their good resolutions, and not lose heart because they are tempted against them."
St Philip Neri

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"A man should keep himself down, and not busy himself in mirabilibus super se."
St Philip Neri

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