Manners, Customs, Clothing

Medieval and Renaissance Dresses

catholicClothing, the Mirror of an Epoch
Men's attire reflects the values of the whole society

catholic What about Krampus Night?
The revived Alpine Christmas custom takes a pagan Satanic turn

catholicThe Problematic Hospital Gown
Yes, there are alternatives for the scanty standard gown

catholicCatholic Imagery in Today’s Fashions
The impact of modern fashion on the Catholic Faith

catholicTargeting Our Teens - 1
Moral vs. amoral fashions

catholicTargeting Our Teens - 2
The price paid for permissiveness

catholicWhat about Short Hair for Women?
When the trend started and what its revolutionary purpose is

catholicThe Tired Argument against Aristocracy
School uniforms promote healthy diversity and individuality

catholicWhat Happened to the Titles Mr. and Mrs.?
The counter-revolutionary duty to retain titles of respect & courtesy

catholicMexican Customs & Manners in the U.S.
Following good protocol makes family life serene and Catholic

catholic Command versus Influence
How tennis shoes are being imposed on society

catholic A Courtesy Born of Charity
A whole doctrine of nobility of soul expressed in the The Surrender of Breda

catholic Modesty in Dress at Church
A 'gentle reminder' to the congregation with guidelines from Card. Sbaretti

catholicThe Resurgence of the Curtsy
How to curtsy gracefully and when to do so

catholic‘Everything Is Reflected in the Eyes’
Analyzing the gazes of Dom Guéranger and St. Philip Neri

catholicWho Is the Tyrant?
Catholics who supposedly set puritannical standards of dress

catholicNo to Rodeo Girls, Yes to Escaramuza
A charming mix of skillful riding and feminine grace

catholicImmodest Trends in Maternity Wear
The duty to oppose the shameless new fashions

catholicSunday in Austria, Russia and the United States
Excerpt from The Story of the Trapp Family Singers

catholicWhy Not a Handkerchief?
Please ignore Sebelius' order to sneeze into your sleeve

catholicRefinement and Sanctity
Good treatment and excellent manners come from Catholic virtue

catholicQuestions on Bridal Wear
Countering modern trends in wedding gowns

catholicPlease Say Children, Not Kids
Don't make concessions to revolutionary slang

catholicThe Debutante Ball in Laredo
The charm and prestige of tradition at the Martha Washington Ball

catholicBlasphemy against the Most Holy Virgin Mary
In the Spring 2007 fashion collection by Gaultier

catholicThe Importance of the Greeting
The proper greeting when meeting friends in the street or workplace

catholicWhy Do Only Women Have to Dress Well?
A man's clothing should reflect his profession and dignity

catholicDressing Well: Vanity or Virtue?
A false virtue can lead us to dirtiness and barbarism

catholicTradition, Stagnation and Progress
What is the value of the customs received from our ancestors?

catholicThe Imitation of Christ Collection: A Subversive Message in Fashion
The new collection promotes a communist way of dressing

catholicWhy Are These Girls Screaming?
The hysteria for rock stars is now found in papal audiences

catholicEating Alone
You should eat with civility, and not like a hippy

catholicManners Make Life Easier
Understand the meaning of manners and have a more bearable life

catholicIs Being Frank Always Advisable?
"Saying the truth" alienates friends and relatives more than you imagine

catholicCourtesy: An Essential Element of the Catholic Home
On courtesy and etiquette for children and adults

catholicQuestions and Answers on Fashion in Women's Clothing
What is the Catholic position regarding the "evolving" fashions?

catholicLanguage is the Dress of Thought
George Washington and good manners

catholicStyles Reflect the Moral Profiles of Peoples and Epochs
St. Terese of Lisieux and the blue jeans

catholicA Black-out on Black Clothing
Why is black dominating in fashion?

catholicGood Customs Fit with Good Principles
Be consistent - let your ideas translate into customs

catholicFast Food Is Protestant
An erroneous individualism influences the dinner ambience

catholicHow to Address Priests and Religious: Titles and Signs of Respect
Know the proper protocol of the Church

catholicSt. Pius X on Priestly Dignity and Propriety
The propriety of priests, Bishops and Popes before and after Vatican II

catholicChristendom or Tribalism
The Young Church 2000 in Los Angeles

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