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.
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!
You'll make mistakes at first. You wouldn't be human if you did not. Some of them you'll find out for yourself, others will be pointed out to you, none too gently perhaps, by your colleagues or the Chief. There is one mistake, however, that you must never make - that of refusing to acknowledge your … Continue reading Making Mistakes and Corrections
Problem: I am just over 21, and am engaged to be married to a good Catholic young man. We have been going together for eight months. We would like to be married in a month or so, but my mother begs me with tears to put it off for a couple of years, so that … Continue reading A Dangerous Delay Before Marriage
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
Problem: I am 20 years of age, and am to be married in June I have a very serious problem. My fiance is making about $130 a month and I am making about the same. You can see that after we are married we shall both have to work to make ends meet. I have … Continue reading A Marriage Without Children.
(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
That our Lord forbade divorce is explicitly recorded by three Evangelists and is corroborated by St.Paul. When the Pharisees asked Christ : Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?” He answered them: "Have you not read, that He who made man from the beginning, made them male and … Continue reading Let No Man Put Asunder!
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.
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?