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Offline Heinrich

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Class on Sunday
« on: September 21, 2022, 08:22:43 PM »
I am currently a customer on Lingoda, which is a language learning platform. Classes are bought, credits given, and a curriculum is set up for you. Given my busy schedule, it is difficult to find classes during the week. A class I need for my unit is offered this Sunday. If I were to take it, would I be violating the Commandment?

Background: I am teaching Spanish for the first time ever this school year. It’s tough alternating from German to Spanish, especially when I am not nearly as fluent in Spanish. I needs the practice. Lingoda is a fantastic platform. Highly recommended.
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Re: Class on Sunday
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2022, 08:36:50 PM »
I am currently a customer on Lingoda, which is a language learning platform. Classes are bought, credits given, and a curriculum is set up for you. Given my busy schedule, it is difficult to find classes during the week. A class I need for my unit is offered this Sunday. If I were to take it, would I be violating the Commandment?

Background: I am teaching Spanish for the first time ever this school year. It’s tough alternating from German to Spanish, especially when I am not nearly as fluent in Spanish. I needs the practice. Lingoda is a fantastic platform. Highly recommended.

I'd talk to your priest before signing up. I think that, if it's for work and you legitimately cannot find another day to do it, should be fine. But talk to your priest before making a decision.
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Re: Class on Sunday
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2022, 09:06:52 PM »
I can be scrupulous as hell at times, but it seems since you are doing this for your family, and you are pretty busy, it seems ok. But of course, a priest should be consulted when in doubt.
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Re: Class on Sunday
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2022, 07:18:08 AM »
The class involves purely intellectual work, correct? Then it is not servile labor and is licit on the Lord's Day.
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Re: Class on Sunday
« Reply #4 on: Today at 02:06:46 PM »
The class involves purely intellectual work, correct? Then it is not servile labor and is licit on the Lord's Day.

I thought that "servile labor" was paid work. That's how I learned it. So, If your job is intellectual, can you work on Sunday without sinning?

What is your source?
 
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