The information below is by John of St Thomas

 
OVERVIEW OF THE SUMMA
 
FIRST PART
GOD
1. The Divine Essence. Qq. 1-26
2. The Trinity of Persons in God. Qq. 27-43
3. The Procession of Creatures from God. Qq. 44-119
 
FIRST PART OF THE SECOND PART
MORALS IN GENERAL
1. Ultimate End. Qq. 1-5
2. Means to the End. Qq. 6-114

A. Human Acts. Qq. 6-48
B. Intrinsic Principles. Qq. 49-89
C. Extrinsic Principles. Qq. 90-114

SECOND PART OF THE SECOND PART
MORALS SPECIFICALLY
1. What Is Common to All. Qq. 1-171
A. Theological Virtues. Qq. 1-4
B. Cardinal Virtues. Qq. 47-170

Prudence. Qq. 47-56
Justice. Qq. 57-122
Fortitude. Qq. 123-140
Temperance. Qq. 141-170

 

2. Particular States of Life. Qq. 171-189
 
THIRD PART
CHRIST THE SAVIOUR
1. Incarnation Qq. 1-26.
2. Life, Passion and Death Qq.27-59
3. Sacraments Qq. 60-90
 

 

 

"Spiritual persons ought to be equally ready to experience sweetness and consolation in the things of God, or to suffer and keep their ground in drynesses of spirit and devotion, and for as long as God pleases, without their making any complaint about it."

St Philip Neri

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"The essence of perfection is to embrace the will of God in all things, prosperous or adverse. In prosperity, even sinners find it easy to unite themselves to the divine will; but it takes saints to unite themselves to God's will when things go wrong and are painful to self-love. Our conduct in such instances is the measure of our love of God."

St Alphonsus de Liguori

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"Obedience is a short cut to perfection."

St Philip Neri

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