Modest and Festive

Modest and Festive

When I was last in Rome, a lifetime ago, I remember being so happy that the churches there has dress codes that were actually being enforced.  There were signs everywhere, reminding both men and women to cover up our shoulders and knees and everything in between.  It...
In Response to the Rolling Dice

In Response to the Rolling Dice

Recently, fellow contributor Tim Shaughnessy wrote an interesting post on the idea of being “too picky” in choosing a Mass, specifically when travelling.  He likened it to “Rolling the Dice”, taking your chances when walking into an unfamiliar...
5 Ways to Shush the Church Chatter

5 Ways to Shush the Church Chatter

We’ve all been there before; churchgoers in a nearby pew chatting it up during Mass.  Their conversation can be heard by all those around unless they whisper, which we all know rarely happens.  Regardless, on the off-chance they speak in low-tones, rest assured...