Gift of Fortitude


Moves one to endure difficulties for the sake of eternal life with God


  • Certain, unshakable confidence in God, particularly in the face of sorrows or misfortunes
  • Victory over lukewarmness, sloth, or laziness
  • Fidelity to one’s responsibilities, including enduring patiently the trials of everyday life
  • Ability to withstand temptation and pressure toward sin
  • Joy, even in the midst of suffering and pain

Perfects the cardinal virtue of Fortitude