Maltese Cross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maltese Cross

This cross has four arms and eight points, not without reason.

The four arms represent the four cardinal virtues:
Prudence
Justice
Fortitude
Temperance

The eight points are signs of the eight beatitudes:
Spiritual joy
To live without malice
To weep over sins
To humble thyself
To love justice
To be merciful
To be sincere and pure of heart
To suffer persecution without complaint or ill will

 

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