Vision and Mission

THE VISION: To build with integrity a charitable altruistic volunteer-based organization of value to raise funds for Lupus research, while empowering all to reach their full potential.

THE MISSION: To promote the awareness and eradicate all misconceptions of Lupus, a devastating incurable medical condition, to the larger community through inner strength, integrity, trust, courage and altruism, while increasing funding for research to find the cure.

The Vision and Mission are derived from:

Theorists Abraham Maslow, Lawrence Kohlberg, and The Cardinal and Theological Virtues

Cardinal Virtues (acquirable for mankind):

  • Chastity
  • Temperance
  • Charity
  • Diligence/Fortitude/Forbearance
  • Patience
  • Kindness
  • Humility

Theological Virtues (not acquirable on mankind’s own) (given to us by Grace):

  • Faith
  • Hope
  • Love

Definition of a virtue: a habitual and firm disposition to do good, which allows one to perform good acts, and also to give the best of himself.

Principal VirtuesHumility/ modesty 
humilitas
Generosity/ charity 
liberalitas
Kindness/ gratitude 
humanitas
Patience/ compassion
Patientia
Charity/ purity
Castitas
Temperance/ moderation
Temperantia
Diligence/
fervor 
industria
Opposite Oro
Virtues
Capital/Deadly TransgressionsPride/
arrogance
Superbia
Avarice/
greed
avaritia
Envy/
jealousy
invidia
wrath/
anger
ira
lust/
impurity
luxuria
gluttony/
voracity
gula
sloth/
laziness
acedia

**More Info on Abraham Maslow: https://www.verywellmind.com/biography-of-abraham-maslow-1908-1970-2795524

**More Info on Lawrence Kohlberg: https://www.britannica.com/science/Lawrence-Kohlbergs-stages-of-moral-development

**More Info on The Cardinal Virtues: https://catholic-resources.org/Bible/Epistles-VirtuesVices.htm
**More on the Theological Virtues:
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/299021662_Thomas_Aquinas’_Three_Supernatural_Virtues_Faith_Hope_and_Charity
https://www.corpuschristiphx.org/blog.php?month=201903&id=498958106&cat=&pg=1&title=The+Three+Theological+Virtues