Do those who commit suicide immediately go to hell, or if there is a chance for them to go to purgatory and be absolved of their sins. While the answer is not definitive, Patrick Madrid offers insights and perspectives, shedding light on the complexities surrounding the issue. With empathy and empathy and wisdom, he discusses the theological implications, the concept of mortal sin and repentance, and the role of mitigating circumstances in determining one’s culpability.
- Anthony (email) – Can you clarify how we are told that to miss mass is a sin, but also that we need to go to Mass at least once a year?
- Eric (email) – Thanks Patrick for explaining the Catholic point of view about the Trinity
- Katie – If someone commits suicide do they automatically go to hell? (07:14)
- Jocelyn (email) – How do I talk to a parent who have lost a child to suicide?
- Therese – Can a catholic attend the wake and funeral of a Free Mason?
- Daniel (12-years-old) – When you are supposed to kneel for the Eucharist, if the priest asks you to stand up, should you stand?
- Amy – My teenage children are not engaged in the Mass, and seem to be leaving the faith. I think we need shorter Mass. Do you think that would be good? (34:07)
- Angie – My mom has colon cancer. I only told her she has a tumor because I didn’t want her to panic. Was it a sin to not tell her the whole truth?