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SINS OF FRAILTY

Venial sins committed through surprise, indecision, weakness, lack of vigilance or couragae. Fallen human nature, without miraculous grace from god, cannot completely eradicate all venial sins of this kind, but thier frequency can be diminished. Specially recommended to overcome such failings are recollection of mind, daily examination of conscience, and frequent sacramental confession.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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