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Dwayne wrote:

Hi, guys —

I was Catholic in my youth but by the age of 18 I had a crisis of faith and took up paganism in the form of Wicca. I stopped believing in Jesus altogether.

Years later, I returned to the Catholic Church and confessed to being a Wiccan but I am not sure if I have still committed the Unforgivable Sin.

Please help me understand how bad this sin was.


  { Have I committed the Unforgivable Sin by becoming a Wiccan? }

Mike replied:

Dear Dwayne,

First, thank-you for sending us your question.

Your motivation in just sending us this question shows that you have a repentant heart and soul.

The only sin that the Catholic Church views as being the Unforgivable Sin is when we refuse, through pride, to seek forgiveness.

We welcome you home with open arms!

At the minimum, you should go to Confession and tell the priest everything you have told us. Also mention any mortal sins or sexual sins that you have struggled with. If you have been away from the Church for a while, you may want to consider making an appointment with the pastor or a priest at your local Catholic parish.

This would give you a setting where you can, not only have your sins forgiven but afterward, talk to him about various ministries the parish has that you can actively participate in.

Jesus is always ready and willing to forgive any sins people have committed; we have to be humble enough to seek that forgiveness which the Lord Himself established through His priesthood and Catholic priests.

Welcome home my friend!!

P.S. You also may be interested in some of my other work below.

Mike Humphrey, CICEA
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