Was it a sin to do this?


#1

Hi, just a quick warning that this question might seem ridiculous but since I am too embarrassed to ask a priest here it goes: some days ago I cut a cake with a plastic card that had a picture of Jesus and Mary on it (we thought there weren´t any knives). At first I didnt see the picture (I think, cant remember exactly) and only a little later did it occur to me this might have been irreverent…was it a venial sin (yes I did skip Communion because of this….)? Thanks in advance!


#2

OP, you say in other posts you’re scrupulous. You need to bring this up with a Priest and rely on him for spiritual direction, no matter how embarrassing or trivial you think it may be. Your scruples won’t improve until you have offline help from a person you trust and who is trained to help you. Please talk to your Priest.


#3

If 100 people post it isn’t a sin but 10 people say it is, who will you believe. You cannot form your conscience by pulling strangers on the internet. Please use logic to discern sin.


#4

You have identified as scrupulous. You should speak to your priest about these kinds of things, and not ask on the internet. Asking questions on online forums will get you a variety of responses, many contradictory, and many from people unqualified to help you in the formation of your conscience. As a result, this will only exacerbate the scruples and stunt the formation of conscience.

You are in my prayers.

-Fr ACEGC


#5

Were you purposely trying to offend Jesus or disrespect Him?
I doubt it.
Be at peace…


#6

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