Venial Sins


#1

Is it in general almost impossible to commit these; especially if certain so-called offences really come under the umbrella of the ‘passions’ .?
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#3

Most venial sins wouldn’t come under passion, I wouldn’t think.

Venial sin comes about most often through force of mental habit, IMNAAHO.

ICXC NIKA


#4

Not sure what your asking. But yes venial sins are quite possible to commit…we commit them rather often…hence they are also called “daily sins”…for which we pray "Our Father…forgive us…etc


#5

Interesting replies! - Thank you.

Do they all have to be ‘intentional’?

That’s the sort of thing I mean/asking.

paduard.

NB: I am not intending to be obscure in any way; just interested in different ‘takes’ that’s all.


#6

There are various sorts of venial sins…(deliberate, semi-deliberate, faults (sins) of surprise, habitual venial sins etc …)


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#8

Interesting reflection thistle; particularly your ‘take’ on the matter of consent and those who ‘do not decisively set themselves on turning away from God’.

Thanks
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#9

Note in order to commit a mortal sin one does not have to intend to turn away from God.

One does not have to think by this murder I am turning way from God. One rather knows that murder is gravely wrong and with full knowledge one deliberately murders a person…


#10

No, it doesn’t have to be. A very common venial sin is misusing the Lord’s name, as it’s often unintentional and due to a lack of reflection. It’s sinful because it’s still an objectively wrong act, but due to a lack of malice and intent, it doesn’t rise to the level of mortal sin.


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