▪ Have I rejected or neglected my faith? Have I refused to defend my faith, or been ashamed of it? Is there any aspect of my faith that I do not accept?
▪ Have I taken the Lord’s name in vain? Have I been superstitious or put my trust in witch doctors, fortune-tellers or any other like these? Have I shown disrespect for any holy things, places or people?
▪ Have I missed Mass on Sundays or Holy Days of Obligation? Have I been attentive during the Mass or do I wilfully get distracted?
▪ Have I received Holy Communion with a grave sin on my conscience?
▪ Have I received Holy Communion without proper reverence?
▪ Have I acted with impatience, anger or jealousy?
▪ Have I fostered resentments or been unwilling to forgive?
▪ Have I been verbally or physically violent with others?
▪ Have I taken part in or encouraged abortion, euthanasia or any other means of taking human life?
▪ Have I been hateful or judgemental in thoughts or deeds? Have I looked down on others?
▪ Have I spoken badly about others, engaging in gossip?
▪ Have I consumed alcohol excessively or taken drugs?
▪ Have I looked at pornographic videos or websites? Have I been committed impure acts on my own? Have I been involved in impure acts with someone else? Am I living with someone as if I were married when I am not?
▪ If I am married, do I seek to love my spouse above all else? Do I put my marriage and my children first? Have I practiced contraception? Am I faithful to my spouse?
▪ Do I let my work occupy time and energy that family and friends deserve? Have I been honest and diligent in my work?
▪ Have I been proud or selfish in my thoughts or actions? Have I neglected the poor and those in need? Have I spent money on my own personal comfort and luxury, forgetting my responsibilities to others and the Church?
▪ Have I stolen or cheated anyone at work? Have I received or given bribes or participated in sharing funds from questionable sources?
▪ Have I given in to laziness? Have I preferred physical comfort to service of others? Have I neglected the responsibility to bring others closer to God through my example and words?
▪ Have I told lies?
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