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Modesty Is a Direction Not a Line

December 5, AD2016
Modesty Is a Direction Not a Line

I get frustrated when I see this seemingly endless discussion in certain Catholic circles about how women should dress. How long should the skirt be? Are skinny jeans appropriate? How much cleavage is allowed? I also remember my sisters describing shopping for wedding dresses and the saleswoman assuming they were Mormons because they didn’t want […]

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The Dress Code Debate

September 11, AD2015 106 Comments
The Dress Code Debate

I came across an article recently condemning a public school’s dress code policy. The school is Woodford County High School, and the article is on the Huffington Post. This dress code does not allow girls to show their collarbones, thighs, or shoulders at all. The students and parents have been protesting the dress code. Some of […]

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The Burden of Modesty

May 19, AD2015 21 Comments
The Burden of Modesty

As the end of the school year approaches, prom season is in full swing. Delone Catholic High School, in McSherrystown, Pennsylvania, is stirring up a national controversy by requiring girls to submit pictures of their prom dresses for approval. It is reported on both the Huffington Post and Seventeen Magazine web sites; both are portraying […]

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Summer Readiness: 5 Things Catholics Forget

June 12, AD2014 21 Comments
Summer Readiness: 5 Things Catholics Forget

You’re on vacation, zip open your suitcase and slap your forehead when you realize that you forgot to pack your sunhat, flip-flops, band-aids, and lipstick taser. Don’t fret, its normal, and there’s always the souvenir shop with the 200% mark up that will gladly sell you what you should’ve packed in the first place. Since […]

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Our Sunday Best

April 17, AD2013 9 Comments
Our Sunday Best

Each and every Sunday morning is a zoo around my house. Trying to get 12 people ready and out the door to Mass is quite the adventure.  We normally try to have all clothes and shoes set out Saturday evening before bedtime but there are many days that we fail at getting everything ready.  On […]

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