Teva, No one will be looking or judging her legs!
Three quarters of the congregation look like they just crawled out of bed and threw anything on they could find. Its not only disrespectful its disgusting……….shame on each and everyone of them who do that…….and shame on you Terry Nelson.
Technically, my friend’s sweats are far more in line with Paul’s teaching on this – which, by the way, is the same as the Kings’
I hope this isn’t redundant as there are too many emails above for me to read, and Father I respectfully submit you could have stated the obvious … a bit more briefly. The standard is simple: HOW WOULD YOU DRESS FOR A WEDDING? No one wears jeans. No one wears shorts. No one wears cut-offs. [OK: Maybe Californians would.] When you go to a wedding you treat the bride and groom with RESPECT. When you go to Mass, you are invited to the Wedding Supper of The Lamb. Doesn’t the Creator of the Universe deserve respect too? If people could relate to this simple analogy, attire in Church would take care of itself.
Does this man not know we’re in a deep recession?? I know for a fact that there are many families in my church who are lucky to be able to afford clothing for their families, period! Men who have to purchase work clothes may not have extra funds for” collared” shirts and “hard shoes”. And FYI, GoodWill hardly has a good selection. I would love to see someone try and find a decent pair of dress shoes in our local store.
And anyone with any common sense knows better than to wear a bare midriff shirt to Mass, for Pete’s sake. Which tells me that some of these were thrown in just to make today’s church attire sound worse than it really is (and NO, I’m not saying that NO ONE has ever worn a slinky shirt to Mass, but let’s get real here – it isn’t the norm). I have a friend who converted and she commented to me how she loved the fact that she didn’t have to dress up to attend Mass. She has a very large, prominent hideous looking birthmark on her leg and she never attended protestant churches because of this. She also has a distended abdomen due to a medical condition, and the only thing she finds that fits and is comfortable to wear is sweat pants. Should she never go to Mass again? If she ever saw this it would break her heart. So please think before you http://www.loan-on.com/payday-loans-wy judge others so quickly and harshly.
! wear pants or leggings under the long dress or midcalf skirt… excuses are like arm pit’s and everyone has them. We are Talking if you were invited to dine with Royalty your know you would try your hardest to dress modest. and decent. Your are asked every DAY if you can to DINE WITH A KING OF KING’S … no one want’s to dress modest any more , it’s not the latest fade….
Paul said women are to dress with modesty, “not with plaited hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly attire.” Do you realize how many women do this and think nothing is wrong with it?? Heck, 99% of us are guilty of the TRUE meaning of dressing immodestly (including myself)!
I have 6 children and we dress every Sunday for Mass. Since they were born, I have dressed them, and taught them that mass is something special, and you should dress appropriately to go. I then have to explain why there are people who do not dress up. We need more preists commenting on this issue.