One of the frustrations any priest must feel is seeing and hearing people’s response to sin.
On the one hand we have the sinner who doesn’t think he has ever done anything wrong, is totally unaware of the things that he should have done and has never thought of doing and trips blithely along the gradual downward path never giving a thought to sin at all.
There are a lot of those.
But on the other hand are those who, if not exactly scrupulous, are not so much concerned about their sin as they are their self esteem. They’ve done something wrong that