Tag Archives: Sunday best

ASK FATHER: Should we open our business on Sunday?

From a reader… My family and I are considering buying a business. One point of debate within the family is the idea of opening on Sunday. The business is a candy store, but more than that will also provide a place for people to … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Dressing up for confession

From a reader… QUAERITUR: A blessed Holy Week to you! I just had a question about proper attire for confession. We hear a lot about attire for Mass, rightly so, but I’m wondering if we should dress up for other sacraments, like confession? … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Revealing tops and dresses… dress code?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Do you think there should be a dress code for attending Mass? I am talking about girls and women wearing shorts and revealing tops and dresses? It would be a bad idea to have a dress code at … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: The GIRM is silent about a couple things. Fr. Z says “So what?!”

From a reader: #1: Some persons make the Sign of the Cross when the priest closes the Act of Penitence (‘May Almighty God have mercy on us . . . ‘), but this is not mentioned in the GIRM. Is … Continue reading

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A parish bulletin message to people who dress inappropriately for Mass

A screenshot of a pdf of an actual parish bulletin. WDTPRS kudos to Fr. Paul Parkerson of Sacred Heart Church in Dunn, NC.

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Proper attire in and proper liturgical music

You should be checking out The Chant Cafe with some regularity.   I saw this over there. I thought it was apt, considering I have also lately seen a few posts out there in the blogosphere about proper attire in church. … Continue reading

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