Category: Sin

A Test for Pridefulness

“In preparation for Lent, take this short self-test for pridefulness: How do you take correction? How teachable are you?” – Monsignor Charles Pope

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What’s Your Root Sin?

“Once I realized that some of my greatest strengths had shadow sides, that pride lurked behind my drive to accomplish even good and holy goals, I was able to finally recognize what my spiritual fathers could see clearly.” – Dan Burke

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Is the Occasion of Sin a Sin?

“In those cases where I can easily avoid something that I know will be a very strong temptation for me, I need to do what I can to avoid it.” – Fr. John Bartunek

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Exorcist Diary: Demons of Obesity

“Can demons induce someone, in a case of their extraordinary activity, to behave compulsively? Can they induce a compulsive eating disorder?” – Monsignor Stephen Rossetti

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“Lists” of Mortal Sins

“Mortal sins happen. Frequent confession is a salutary and proper remedy that takes such sin seriously but does not despair of God’s mercy.” – Monsignor Charles Pope

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Return to Grace

“Obedience to His love is the foundation of humility, and humility opens the door of the soul to grace. It seems, then, that what God wants most of us this Lent is to return to grace.” – Debra Black

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