There Is No Real Beauty Without Virtue.

The Three Mirrors There is no real beauty without virtue. A schoolgirl, writing home,asked her mother to send her a looking-glass. Her mother,a sensible and Christian lady,when she answered the letter, said: "I am sending you a parcel by post in which are three mirrors. The first will show you to yourself as you are;the … Continue reading There Is No Real Beauty Without Virtue.

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A Straight Talk To Feminists!

There is a certain so-called progressive group of women who have tried to assert their equality with men. These women have thought that they would become the equals of men by losing their specific feminine identity. They have attempted to make themselves smaller versions of the male sex. They have tried to have the same … Continue reading A Straight Talk To Feminists!

On Eloping

Problem:  My  boy-friend, whom  I have  promised to  marry,  wants  me  to elope  with  him  because  of the opposition of our families  to our getting  married  in the  near future.  I am  17, have  just  finished  high school, and my family  tells  me  I'm  too  young  to get  married.  My  boy-friend's  family  tells  him  that  … Continue reading On Eloping

The “Me Too” Movement by Padre Despósito

(The Following was copied from Bishop Sanborn's blog - inveritateblog.com) Much has been said recently about women who have suffered from the sexual assaults of men. It is true that the conduct of some men is deplorable in this regard, but it is also true that the conduct of some women is deplorable as well. … Continue reading The “Me Too” Movement by Padre Despósito

On Marrying A Man Who Approves Divorce.

Problem:  "I am  engaged to  a  non-Catholic  man, and the  other  day  he  mentioned  (for the  first  time)  the fact  that  he  believes  in divorce. He  said that  he  did  not  expect  our marriage  ever to break  up, but  that  he was  convinced that  when any  marriage  did not  turn out  to  be  happy,  the  … Continue reading On Marrying A Man Who Approves Divorce.

Does Age Difference Matter in Marriage?

Problem:  "Does  ten years'  difference  in  age  make  happiness  in marriage  difficult?  I am  twenty  years old and I have  been going  with a  man  who is  thirty.  My  parents  are  furious  about  this, saying  that  I cannot  possibly  be  happy  with a  man so much  older than  myself. He  wants  to marry  me,  and … Continue reading Does Age Difference Matter in Marriage?