I am sure that many Catholics would like to form good consciences, live with grace and do good deeds for others.
In a nutshell, what would you suggest one should do to be a good Catholic?
- Attend Mass regularly
- Receive communion and partake in the sacrament of confession.
These two aspects are the Lifeline for a Catholic.
It is comforting to know that God will even save someone on their deathbed if they sincerely repent with all their heart. But this certainly cannot be a healthy way to live in ignorance without educating oneself or properly forming one’s conscience.
I was reading the CCC online when I cam across this:
1794 A good and pure conscience is enlightened by true faith, for charity proceeds at the same time "from a pure heart and a good conscience and sincere faith.
I also understand that prayer is of utmost importance to live a sound life, simply because if one prays unceasingly, then it is impossible for one to sin. We need the Holy Spirit to come into our lives.
I am interested to hear your thoughts on the matter. How often do you pray during the day?
I sometimes pray short aspirations while I am preparing for the morning.