My family has been going through some financial troubles recently. We luckily got some money to help us, but a few days ago we were worried about what we would do.
At the beginning of November we had appealed to our local parish for financial help, which they provided from some sort of fund. But to help mitigate this current crisis my dad had asked me to contact the parish again asking for help. I didn’t want to, considering that we received help from them just recently and also because I realize that parishes simply cannot hand-out money all over the place; they have tight budgets and cannot offer these kind of handouts regularly.
My dad called recently and asked me on the phone if I would ask for him, to which I said “okay”, even though I didn’t want to and (possibly) had no intention of doing so in the first place.
Was this a mortal sin, considering that I may have had no intention of doing what I had said “okay” to? I later thought about doing it, only to say “no, I don’t think I will” later on.