3. Remember to keep holy the Lord’s Day.
Do I try to keep Sunday as a day of prayer, rest, and relaxation, avoiding unnecessary work?
Have I deliberately come late or left early from Mass without a good reason?
4. Honor your father and your mother.
Do I honor and respect my parents?
Have I deliberately hurt my parents?
Do I treat my children with love and respect?
Do I support and care for the well-being of all family members?
Have I neglected family duties?
Do I honor and obey my lawful superiors?
5. You shall not kill.
Have I deliberately harmed anyone?
Have I had an abortion or encouraged an abortion?
Have I attempted suicide or seriously considered it?
Have I abused drugs or alcohol?
Have I led anyone to sin through bad example or through direct encouragement?
6. You shall not commit adultery.
For the married:
Am I faithful to my spouse in thought and action?
Have I used artificial contraception, or been sterilized?
Was I married outside the Church without proper permission of the Church?
For the unmarried:
Have I engaged in sexual activity with anyone of either sex?
Have I deliberately viewed pornographic magazines, videos, or internet websites?
Have I done impure actions alone or with another?
Have I used impure language or told impure jokes?
Do I dress modestly?
7. You shall not steal.
Have I stolen or accepted stolen goods?
Have I deliberately destroyed the property of others?
Have I cheated anyone of what I owe?
Do I gamble excessively?
Do I share what I have with the poor and the Church according to my means?
Have I pirated materials: videos, music, software?
The conclusion is next week.
See also: Knights of Columbus website, A Guide to Confession.