SpiritualDirection.com / Catholic Spiritual Direction

Sexual thoughts: understanding them in light of faith- II/II

August 7, 2012 by  
Filed under Capital Sins, Dan Burke, Lust, Mortal, Sin

AYoungCoupleSitsOnASofaHoldingHandsWhileSheCoylyHoldsAFan(Crop)

I am struggling with sexual thoughts and am wondering about the teachings of the Church. Are all sexual sins mortal and does thinking of sex without arousal a mortal sin? When does the thought become mortal; is it when we don’t control it or is it always mortal? What exactly is lust and what are the church’s teaching on it? Is it always mortal as well? In the first of the two-post series... Read More

Sexual thoughts: understanding them in light of faith. I of II

August 5, 2012 by  
Filed under Capital Sins, Dan Burke, Lust, Mortal, Sin

AYoungCoupleSitsOnASofaHoldingHandsWhileSheCoylyHoldsAFan(Crop)

I am struggling with sexual thoughts and am wondering about the teachings of the Church. Are all sexual sins mortal and does thinking of sex without arousal a mortal sin? When does the thought become mortal; is it when we don’t control it or is it always mortal? What exactly is lust and what are the church’s teaching on it? Is it always mortal as well? Dear Friend, your questions are very... Read More

  • Articles You Might Like

    33219152 - red stamp - we need your help We NEED You!
    A remarkable year in which we have been very blessed ... and yet, we still need you!Read More
Skip to toolbar