fruits of the Holy Ghost

Commonly understood to be the supernatural works that are done joyfully and with peace of soul. Saint Paul the Apostle lists these fruits (Galatians 5) as “charity, joy, peace, patience, benignity, goodness, longanimity, mildness, faith, modesty, continency, and chastity.” These fruits are the acts of those supernatural virtues and gifts of an abiding character which are infused into the soul of the just by the Holy Ghost.