On improper Fashions, Bishop Luzon

Original French article. Pastoral Letter of His Eminence Cardinal Luçon, Archbishop of Reims, the clergy and the faithful of his diocese. OUR VERY DEAR BROTHERS, We can not defer more to come speak of abuse that all sensible people are unanimous in deploring: we mean the unseemly ways in women’s apparel. Publicists, lecturers, doctors have…

The fashions and scandal, Bishop Besson

original french article Cover photo In July, 1925, Mgr Besson bishop of Lausanne, ordered to read the following letter at all Masses in churches and chapels of the diocese on 19 or 26 July [1925] Indecency modes, especially in the city, took scandalous proportions. The faithful, and especially mothers, should not forget that there has yet,…

The Forgotten Virtue: Modesty In Dress – Monsignor Charles M. Mangan

Catholic Online +J.M.J.A.+ By Monsignor Charles M. Mangan Dress for both men and women has changed dramatically during the last fifty years. Much of what is worn today is meant to expose rather than conceal the human body. For centuries, Christians have looked to the virtue of modesty as it applies to vesture in order…

Comportment at Holy Mass and Afterwards – St. Padre Pio

SOURCE Cover photo source A Letter from St. Padre Pio to Annita Rodote Pietrelcina, July 25, 1915 From Volume III of Padre Pio’s Letters, “Correspondence with his Spiritual Daughters (1915-1923)” 1st edition (English version), Fr. Alessio Parente, O.F.M. Cap., Editor; Edizioni Padre Pio da Pietrelcina, Our Lady of Grace Capuchin Friary, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy,…

Exorcist Father Chad Ripperger FSSP on Modesty

MODESTY:  Part One  Part Two  Part Three  Part Four  Part Five  Part Six  Part Seven  Part Eight TEACHING MODESTY  Also see his entire Multimedia concerning the Faith here! Cover photo from this website

Modesty at Mass – Msgr. Charles Pope

Original article from OSV Cover photo Question: Why is there no dress code in the Church? There is immodesty and a lot of overly casual dress for the miracle that takes place. — Lois Doelz, via e-mail Answer: There is an understandable concern today about the way many people dress for Mass. There are double…

On Modesty of Dress at Holy Mass – Fr. Hathaway FSSP

cover photo Fifth Sunday after Easter On Modesty of Dress at Holy Mass Religion pure and undefiled before God the Father is this… to keep oneself unspotted from the world. + We must remain unspotted by the world. And, of all places, we ought to show this by our behavior at the holy Sacrifice of…

USCCB – On Preparing to Receive Christ Worthily in the Eucharist

“Happy are Those Called to His Supper”: On Preparing to Receive Christ Worthily in the Eucharist Read the entire statement online here.  “• Appropriate attire We should also come to the sacred liturgy appropriately dressed. As Christians we should dress in a modest manner, wearing clothes that reflect our reverence for God and that manifest…

Pope Pius XII – Fashion and modesty should go together

Translated from original french On 6 October [1940], about 20,000 girls belonging to the Italian Catholic Action Youth women gathered in San Damaso courtyard to offer their gifts to the Pope and receive his blessing. Deeply moved, the Supreme Pastor lavished vibrant meeting its guidance and encouragement in the speech here: (…) 4. – linen…