Familiar Instructions in the Faith and Morality of the Catholic Church; Adapted to the Use Both of Children and Adults

Familiar Instructions in the Faith and Morality of the Catholic Church; Adapted to the Use Both of Children and Adults

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...Back-biting is talking with pleasure altout the known failings or sins of a neighbour. 46 Rash judgement is wilfully entertaining an unfavourable opinion in one's own mind of a neighbour without reasonable grounds. 'i Under (he precepts of the church. J 47 Whether he has ever omitted to hear miH on holidays, or neglected to observe those flays i- the same manner as Sundays--eaten flesh meat oa forbidden days, or broken the days of fasting without leave from his pastor--neglected to go to confession once a year, or to receive the holy communion at ea ter, or made an unworthy communion at that time--received the blessed sacrament after having broken his fast--been married out of the church--been married at a forbidden time, or to a person related to him within the four degrees of kindred--caused ano her to do any of these things, and how many ti nes. N. B. Tne precepts of the church are fully explained in the fourth chapter of this parti. Under the capital sins. 48 Whether he har-been guilty of pride or vanity by seeking after, or doing things in order to gain, the applause of men--by blasting of Lis own performances--by dispraising others in order to exalt his own reputation--by being too obstinate in hU own opinion--l, y seif-complacency and esteem and not giving to God the glory of what he has done--of ci)vetuousnes.s being 100 eager after the thing; of this wo'ld, or, being too much elated in prosperity, or too much dejected nuclei-adversity--of glut'ony, by eating or drinking to exee-s--of envy by repining at the spiritual or temporal good ot another--of sloth, by being idle in performing his spiritual or temporal duties--been the occasion of another's sinning in any of these ways, anil bow niany times. N. B. JThe two capital sins of Uist..show more

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