Summa Theologiae by St Thomas Aquinas
TP: Treatise On The Sacraments
Q85 Of Penance As A Virtue
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We must now consider penance as a virtue, under which head there are six points of inquiry:

A1 Whether penance is a virtue?

A2 Whether it is a special virtue?

A3 To what species of virtue does it belong?

A4 Of its subject;

A5 Of its cause;

A6 Of its relation to the other virtues.