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Here are some things that happen everyday with me. Now im sure there is worse but to me , this is bad.

As a Catholic, what are the all the things we need to enter eternal life? I ask this because everyone, every day, at my school, are just terrible at sinning. It's as if my school in a branch off of Hell. it bothers me because I’m not sure if I'll see them again when we die. And I would very much like to see them. Although a lot of the people at my school only care about sex and drugs. Then there is also the people that disrespect the teachers so much. For example, the other day one teacher told the student to stop throwing paper across the room. Then when she turned away, the kid stood up and flipped off the teacher. And yesterday, a gothic kid was going to get a lot of her high school friends and was going to shoot the school. So I did some thinking and it occurred to me that the reason she was going to do that is because of others sins. I don't know if this happens everywhere, it's just that I’m very concerned about what will happen to them when they die. Although I think I already know...

As a 14 year-old, I go to church every Sunday and plan to go to early mass every day before school. Also I’ve been thinking of receiving Holy Orders when I become older. I love the universal church and will never leave it. And I hope it will always be that way.


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I'm not concerned for them at all. God gave them free will, and allows them to do what they want. If they do something that GOD judges to be sinful, and they repent, they will be fine, according to the bible. Besides, who are we to know what God would think about something? We cannot judge:

Isaiah 55:8 (New International Version)

8 "For my thoughts are not your thoughts,

neither are your ways my ways,"

declares the LORD
It should not worry you, regardless, because the Lord cares for every thing, know everything that anyone, including you, do:

Proverbs 5:21 (New International Version)

21 For a man's ways are in full view of the LORD ,

and he examines all his paths.

Proverbs 16:2 (New International Version)

2 All a man's ways seem innocent to him,

but motives are weighed by the LORD .

A physical sin is worse than those of the heart, such as rejecting God and pride. At least they do not assume that they will be saved and that others, because of the sins they have seen in these others, will be condemned:

Philippians 2:3 (New International Version)

3Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.

1 Peter 5:5

5Young men, in the same way be submissive to those who are older. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, “God opposes the proud
but gives grace to the humble.”[a]


We have no place to judge others. That's up to the Lord. And certainly don't worry about their eternal damnation at such a young age, they will probably mature and get over some of it. I realized one thing while I was praying for God to help my family once- God gave me two hands, I can get up and do His work myself! We all need His help, but we can all help Him as well. Just keep setting a good example and praying for them. Especially if you are planning on a life of religious service, begin serving God with your daily life!


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but they dont repent
Only God knows their hearts, you do not. Especially seeing as how it appears you don't speak to them. Perhaps they are in the process of repenting at this very moment - you have no idea of knowing. Besides, they have their whole life ahead of them. Lots of people are stupid in middle/high school, like Economist said!