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Scrupulosity Navigating the Interior Life Spiritual Dictionary Scrupulosity – The habit of imagining sin where none exists, or grave sin where the matter is venial.
Dear Trent, we’re supposed to refrain from eating for an hour before Holy Communion, but I can never tell if it’s actually been an hour
Dear Trent, I’m always wondering if God is really pleased with me. I try to do my best in everything, but no matter what I
Dear Trent, I tend to worry about trivial details, even to the point of being kept from participating in the sacraments. However, I want to
Dear Father John, I recently heard someone mention the term “devotional confession.” I think this is what I need, but I am not sure what
Dear Father John, Thank you for your excellent series on scrupulosity. I have a question that relates to it, namely the occurrence of “bad thoughts”
Editor’s Note: In part I, we looked at how sin matters and factors of personality, temptation and turmoil that play a part in scrupulosity. Dear
Dear Father John, I seem to be struggling with scrupulosity. However, when I read St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross, they exhort