Gospel Values (and Related Values)

Faith – truth, fidelity, tradition, doctrine, prayer, revelation, reading scripture

Service – commitment, caring, concern, involvement, empathy, almsgiving

Courage – sacrifice, self-denial, fortitude, restraint, discipline, patience, temperance

Justice – courage, risk, human dignity, stewardship, prophecy, interdependence, peace-seeking, equal distribution of goods, fortitude, empathy

Hope – optimism, confidence, joy, realism, providence, trust, prophecy

Love – (towards God) – reverence, worship, submission, prayer; (towards self) – self-esteem, prudence, temperance, creativity; (towards others) – care, concern, respect, acceptance

Reconciliation – forgiveness, mercy, compassion, humility, conflict resolution, work to eliminate evil, love of enemy

Community – personal dignity, belonging, equality, fellowship, trust, care

Source: Vision and Values, 1981.