“I am the Lord, thy God, thou shalt not have strange gods before Me.”
Have fame, fortune, sports, money, career, pleasure, etc. replaced God as my highest priority?  Have I neglected my daily prayers? Have I sinned by seriously believing in New Age, Astrology, Horoscopes, Fortune-telling, Superstition or engaging in the Occult?

“Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.”
Have I committed blasphemy by using the name of God and Jesus Christ to swear rather than to praise?  Have I committed sacrilege by going to Holy Communion in the state of mortal sin without first going to confession?  Did I violate the one-hour fast before Communion?  Have I neglected to support the Church and the poor by sharing my time, talent and treasure?

Remember to keep holy the Sabbath day.
Did I miss Mass on any Sunday?  (Bad weather and being sick do not count) Have I shown disrespect by leaving Mass early, not paying attention or not joining in the prayers?  Did I do unnecessary work on Sunday which could have been done the day before?

Honor thy Father and Mother.
Parents: Have I set a bad example for my children by casually missing Mass, neglecting prayer, or ignore my responsibility to provide a Catholic education?  Do I show little or no interest in my children’s faith and practice of it?  Have I not expressed my moral values to them?
Children/Youth: Have I been disobedient and/or disrespectful to my parents or guardians?  Did I neglect to help them with household chores?  Have I caused them unnecessary worry and anxiety by my attitude, behavior, moods, etc.?

Thou shalt not kill.
Did I consent, recommend, support or have an abortion?  Did I actively or passively cooperate with an act of euthanasia?  Have I committed an act of violence or abuse (physical, sexual, emotional or verbal)?  Have I endangered the lives of others by reckless driving?  Do I show contempt for my body by neglecting to take care of my own health?  Have I been mean or unjust to anyone?  Have I held a grudge or sought revenge against someone who wronged me?  Do I point out others’ faults and mistakes while ignoring my own?

Thou shalt not commit adultery.
&  Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife.
Did I have any sex before or outside of marriage?  Do I view pornographic material (magazines, internet)?   Did I commit the sins of masturbation and/or artificial contraception?  Have I not avoided the occasions of sin (persons or places) which would tempt me to be unfaithful to my spouse or to my own chastity?  Do I encourage and entertain impure thoughts or desires?

Thou shalt not steal.
&   Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s goods.
Have I stolen any object, committed any shoplifting or cheated anyone of their money?  Did I knowingly deceive someone in business or commit fraud?  Have I shown disrespect or even contempt for other people’s property?  Am I greedy or envious of another’s goods?  Do I let financial and material concerns or the desire for comfort override my duty to God, to Church, to my family or my own spiritual well-being?

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.
Have I told a lie in order to deceive someone?  Have I told the truth with the purpose and intention of ruining someone’s reputation?  Have I told a lie or spread rumors which may ruin someone’s reputation?  Do I love to spread gossip and secrets about others?