The 10 Commandments – The 10th: “Thou Shalt Not Covet…”

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

By Father Reginald Martin, O.P. COMPLETING THE DECALOGUE In our last reflection we observed the Ninth and Tenth Commandments sound so similar – “Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife…Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s goods” – we may wonder what distinguishes them. Concupiscence, which our Catechism defines as “…any intense form of human desire,” (CCC, No. 2515) is the distinguishing […]

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