Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
SS: Treatise On The Cardinal Virtues
Q[102] Of Observance, Considered In Itself, And Of Its Parts
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We must now consider observance and its parts, the considerations of which will manifest the contrary vices.

Under the head of observance there are three points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether observance is a special virtue, distinct from other virtues?

A[2] What does observance offer?

A[3] Of its comparison with piety.