Proper Dress for Mass
Proper Dress for Church
Suitable Dress for Church
Dressing Properly for Mass
Appropriate Attire for Mass
Proper Clothing for Mass
Proper Outfits for Mass
Proper Attire for Church
Dress Code for Church
Dressing for Church
Dressing for Mass
Dressing Modestly for Mass
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Yes! It is very
important to attend Mass properly dressed. Sadly, the dress of many persons
today is thoroughly inappropriate and scandalous and should be corrected by
priests. Remember that in Scripture the man who wasn't wearing a proper garment
was thrown out (see Mt. 22:11-14). Proper church clothing is modest, and should
not be tight-fighting or clingy. Bathing suits, shorts, halter tops, and
t-shirts are unsuitable attire, as are sleeveless dresses, low cut tops, skirts
above the knees, tops exposing the stomach or back, clothes with advertising or
logos, see-through clothing, suggestive clothing, etc. [Note: If you cannot
afford appropriate attire, contact a good Catholic charity for assistance in
obtaining proper church clothing.]
One should also keep
in mind the following admonition regarding proper dress...
"Give to the
LORD the glory due his name! Bring gifts, and enter his presence; worship the
LORD in holy attire. Tremble before him, all the earth; he has made the
world firm, not to be moved." (1 Chron. 16:29-30, emphasis added)
"A person who
is about to make a request to a secular prince takes pains to compose himself
and his words by decent dress, becoming gesture, regulated speech and close
attention of mind. How much more careful ought he to be in all these things when
he is about to pray to almighty God in a sacred place!" (Council of Basel)
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