Problem: Is it wrong for a girl in her middle twenties to try to have her facial appearance improved by plastic surgery? Is it a sin against humility or the fifth commandment or any other law of God? I am not an introvert, I like people, and I would like to get married. But I … Continue reading Is Plastic Surgery Lawful?
Ridiculous Excuses of the Immodest! I hereby post this after obtaining due permission and having done some Editting. Dear ....; I appreciate your efforts towards promoting and reviving the spirit of catholicity especially in the aspect of modesty. In the same spirit, I having found your thoughts credible promote them in my own little place … Continue reading Ridiculous Excuses of the Immodest.
Question: In the April issue of last year you stated that a Catholic girl is obliged to find out as quickly as possible whether a man who asks her for dates is free to marry. That statement made me angry. Find out! Great! But how? Three years ago I met a very nice young man. … Continue reading On Marrying A Divorced Man
Every day you are complaining about your children, are you not? Your complaint is that you can no longer control them? That is very true. You have perhaps forgotten the day that you said to your son or your daughter: "If you want to go to the fair at Montmerle, or even to the vogue … Continue reading “We No Longer Control Them.” – The Cry of Many Mothers Today.
Can Love Be Acquired? Problem: For several years I have wanted to get married and have a home of my own. Now at last a man of good character has asked me to marry him, but I do not feel that I am in love with him. Yet I am afraid that if I do … Continue reading Can Love Be Acquired?
What, in the first place is meant by the word "Friendship"? Love for a fellow mortal is always not friendship; it is possible to love without any return of affection, and a fancy like this cannot be termed friendship. This latter is a mutual and therefore twofold love, an intimate participation in the life and … Continue reading On Friendship – A Word To The Catholic Maiden.
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.