Pain Tag

When moving on seems impossible, there are a few things that can help you work through the loss and start fresh; we hope you will benefit from this advice from one of our former staff members. Not only do we offer you the question and answer below, but for additional encouragement, be sure to click on the audio player and listen to our podcast – full of much more practical advice!

Lately, my parents have been finding excuses to try to miss Mass and they call me selfish for wanting to go to Mass when they don’t want to. I’ve asked them to just drop me off, but they won’t. I don’t know what to do. In the Ten Commandments God tell us to keep the Sabbath holy, but he also tells us to honor our father & mother. Am I in a state of sin because I can’t go to Mass because I cannot drive? Am I being selfish?