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Medieval and Renaissance Dresses


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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