The Chaplain Is In

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 - 6pm ET

Fr. Vincent answers:

What does the Church say to someone who lives in constant suffering? Is there as point to it?

Is it possible to have sadness in heaven?

How do I forgive someone who abused me?

Does not confessing something you’re not sure is a sin, cancel out the forgiveness of everything you did confess?

My mom is old and she might be dying soon. How can she prepare for death?

If I am bisexual, but don’t act on it, should I be open about it?

What would you say to comfort someone feeling very concerned about going to purgatory?

What is the difference between venial and mortal sin?

If I go to Mass but I don’t pay attention, does it count as going to Mass?

When one is friends with a homosexual, are we required to tell them it’s not right for them to act on it, or should we just be friendly?

My stepfather was unfaithful to my mom. Now I have kids who are his grandkids. My wife doesn’t want our kids to be around him. What should I do?

My parents have been married for 44 years and I just found out my dad cheated on my mom. How do I talk to him about it?

Since God is outside of time, does it make sense to pray for someone who has already died?

What does “fear of the Lord” mean?

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