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"Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do”— St. Thomas Aquinas

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St. Thomas Aquinas (1481-1482). (Attributed to) Sandro Botticelli (Italian, Renaissance, 1445-1510). The thought of Thomas Aquinas, especially as it bears upon human action, leads one to make difficult choices. Aquinas insists that a lie—even to save the life of another—is always a sin. He also insists that one ought not ever by means of a direct act to take the life an innocent human being.

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Learn About Thomas Aquinas College and What It Takes to Get In

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Duncan G. Stroik; Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel at Thomas Aquinas College (New Construction); Santa Paula, California, 2009.

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St. Thomas Aquinas, Doctor of the Church, pray for us and against storms; against lightning; apologists; book sellers;Catholic schools and universities; chastity; colleges; learning; pencil makers; philosophers; scholars; schools; storms; students; theologians; universities. Feast day January 28.

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