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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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FACULTY

The power or ability to do or make something. It is an active potency and not merely a passive capacity. In human beings it is an accident that disposes a person to operate in a specific way for a specific purpose, as the faculty of thought is the intellect, which enables one to know reality outside the mind. (Etym. Latin facultas, facility, capacity.)