Don Lorenzo Scupoli

Don Lorenzo Scupoli (1530 – 1610) was an Italian priest and spiritual writer who wrote a book entitled The Spiritual Combat, one of the most important works of Catholic spirituality. It is published by TAN Books.


How We Are to Fight Against Impurity

In encountering this vice we must use special tactics and greater resolution.  In order to do this we must distinguish three phases of the operation – the first, which precedes the temptation – the second, during the temptation – the third, which follows the temptation. First:  Before the time of temptation we must avoid all…