St.Alphonsus Liguori says,especially if it is a temptation to impurity; the man who does not in this case have recourse to God, and at least invoke the holy names of Jesus and Mary, will scarcely be able to avoid falling.
From The Glories of Mary by St. Alphonsus De Liguori "Continue, O fool, says St. Peter Damian (speaking to the unchaste), continue to gratify the flesh; for the day will come in which thy impurities will become as pitch in thy entrails, to increase and aggravate the torments of the flame which will burn thee in Hell. The day will come, yea rather the night, when thy lust shall be turned into pitch, to feed in thy bowels the everlasting fire."
Condemnation of the Sin of Sodomy from Liber Gomorrhianus by St. Peter Damian The vice of sodomy "surpasses the enormity of all others," because: "Without fail, it brings death to the body and destruction to the soul. It pollutes the flesh, extinguishes the light of the mind, expels the Holy Spirit from the temple of the human heart, and gives entrance to the devil, the stimulator of lust: It leads to error, totally removes truth from the deluded mind . . . It opens up Hell and closes the gates … [Más]
The sixth Commandment: "You shall not commit adultery."
"You have heard that it was said, 'You shall not commit adultery.' But I say to you that every one who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart." (Mt. 5:27-28) “You shall not commit impure acts” 492. What are the principal sins against chastity? 2351-2359 2396 Grave sins against chastity differ according to their object: adultery, masturbation, fornication, pornography, prostitution, rape, and …[Más]