Is This Presumption


#1

Sometimes, during Mass, when I’m wondering whether or not I’m in a state of mortal sin, but think it’s likely that I’m not, yet still fear that I may be wrong. During these situations, I may think something along the lines of, “I’ve worried about something similar before and chose not to received; I turned out to be wrong. If I investigate this further I’ll probably find that I’m not guilty, but if I’m wrong, i will be forgiven when I go to confession.” Is this line of reasoning okay? I ask because it sounds like using confession as an excuse to sin.


#2

No, it is not presumption. It is more likely scrupulosity. Please continue to get spiritual guidance for this issue.


#3

I will. On the bright side I no longer abstain from the Eucharist because of it :slight_smile:


#4

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For future reference, if you are not sure whether or not it’s a mortal sin, it’s probably not a mortal sin. :slight_smile:


#5

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