vocabulary of chapter 2

moral decision making

The process by which we make these choices

well formed conscience

a conscience that is educated so that it is able to recognize what is good and then direct us to act on that good

social sin

these sin can give rise to structure of sin to unjust situations and condition that negatively impact society and its institutions example : crime-homelessness-discrimination-poverty

sins of acts

wrongs that we have committed

sins of omission

failure to do the good that we are called to do


Our inner voice that can guide us in making moral decisions, choices that bring us closer to God and one another