Examination of Conscience
1. I AM THE LORD YOUR GOD. YOU SHALL NOT HAVE STRANGE GODS BEFORE ME.
-Do I give God time everyday in prayer? Do I seek to love Him with my whole heart?
-Have I been involved with superstitious practices or involved with the occult?
-Have I ever received Communion in the state of mortal sin?
2. YOU SHALL NOT TAKE THE NAME OF THE LORD YOUR GOD IN VAIN.
-Have I used God's Name in vain; lightly or carelessly?
-Have I been angry with God? Have I wished evil upon another person?
-Have insulted a sacred person or abused a sacred object?
3. REMEBER TO KEEP HOLY THE LORD'S DAY.
-Have I deliberately missed Mass on Sunday or Holy Day of Obligation?
4. HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER.
-Do I honor and obey my parents?
-Do I try to bring peace into my home?
-Do I care for aged and infirm relatives?
5. YOU SHALL NOT KILL.
-Have I had an abortion or encouraged someone to have an abortion?
-Have I physically harmed anyone?
-Do I abuse drugs or alcohol?
-Have I been angry or resentful?
-Have I mutilated myself through any form of sterilization?
-Have I engaged in anyway in sins against human life?
6. YOU SHALL NOT COMITT ADULTERY.
-Have I been faithful to my marriage vows in thoughts and action?
-Have I engaged in any sexual acts outside of marriage?
-Have I been guilty of masturbation?
-Have I been guilty of homosexual activity?
-Am I careful to dress modestly?
-Have I used any method of contraception or artificial birth control in my marriage?
7. YOU SHALL NOT STEAL.
-Have I stolen what is not mine?
-Have I returned what I have stolen?
-Do I gamble excessively, thereby denying my family their needs?
-Do I pay my debts promptly?
-Do I seek to share with the poor?
-Have I cheated anyone out of what is justly theirs?
8. YOU SHALL NOT BEAR FALSE WITNESS AGAINST YOUR NEIGHBOR.
-Have I lied? Have I gossiped? Do I speak badly of others behind their backs?
-Have I injured the reputatioon of others by slander?
-Am I sincerre in dealings with others?
-Do I keep secret what should be kept confidential?
9. YOU SHALL NOT DESIRE YOUR NEIGHBOR'S WIFE.
-Have I consented to impure thoughts?
-Have I behaved in an inappropriate way with members of the opposite sex?
10. YOU SHALL NOT DESIRE YOUR NEIGHBOR'S GOODS.
-Am I jealous of what other people have?
-Do I envy the fmailies or possessions of others?
-Am I greedy or selfish?
-Are material possessions the purpose of my life?