MY CATHOLIC FAITH: Lesson 24.

Fundamental Catholicism

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These are taken from the wonderful Catechism by Bishop Louis LaRavoire Morrow

Vice is easily formed, but requires great struggle to overcome it. The longer a man indulges in vice, the harder is the struggle. He becomes its slave. He is completely carried away by his passions. Only the great grace of God, coupled with a resolute will, can eradicate vice, once it is strongly rooted in a man’s nature. This is one reason why we must be most careful to avoid sin, in order not to become victims of vice. If we are so unfortunate as to fall into sin, we must at once repent and resolve to avoid it in the future.

24. Occasions and Sources of Sin

What are the near occasions of sin? –The near occasions of sin are all persons, places, or things that may easily lead us into sin.

Most common occasions are:

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