I am a Catholic married woman who have looked for words of wisdom with dealing with managing sexual thoughts and passions even though I have never strayed in my 35 year marriage to a wonderful husband. Young men "back in the day" were brought up to believe that touching their willie would send them to Hell. Converting to Catholicism, best decision I ever made. Some come across as being as what someone has already mentioned. February 6, at 7:
The continuous and unrepentant commission of mortal sins constitutes an increasing danger of demonic obsession in a body or infestation in a place … The more frequent the consent, the more open the invitation to these demons. I have always been captivated by the Catholic church. January 13, at 5: In my experience, therapists have only shown a interest in my money then personality. And since you are a deacon, I am sure you are going to feel even worse if you don't confess because you take communion. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
4 Out of 5 Catholic Men Confess This Sin | The Catholic Gentleman
Catholics, when confessing to a priest the mortal sin of masturbation? I pray that you find the courage to speak openly with one of your priests about any struggles you may be dealing with. I learned a lot from your post guys. Four out of five men admit to masturbating. My understanding from him though I haven't brought it up in a while is that masturbation in a priest or layman could be forgiven by a priest's absolution after confession and the act of contrition. Related A story about. It is therefore not automatically a vow to avoid ALL sex.
Thanks for yall's input on the matter. In every thread like this, there is someone who states the actual moderate teachings like the bishop's bro above and a whole slew of hysterical screamers pushing the most benighted righ-wing view of things. Do you have to confess masturbation to a Catholic priest? There was a big controversy recently because a bishop was appealing to the Pope to allow married women to ask their HIV poz husbands to wear condoms. Which raises an obvious question: