Skip to comments.I Miss Women Wearing Hats and Veils in Church. A brief reminiscence of days gone by
Posted on 04/11/2012 5:08:39 PM PDT by Salvation
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A dress code by definition excludes. If your church's dress code is no jeans, and someone shows up wearing jeans, they would be excluded, would they not?
If people dont attend Mass because they are told they must be dressed properly, then they must not have wanted to go that bad in the first place and are looking for any excuse not to go.
So if they are looking for any excuse not to go, why give them one? Again, what is our calling as Christians? To convert nonbelievers to committed followers of Christ! Why are you wanting to turn people away? Are you seriously listening to yourself?
I think the way some people show up dressed for Mass shows disrespect and I do care about it. As far as being bent out of shape, it appears that the one being bent out of shape is you, and you must not like dressing up to attend Mass so this has hit a nerve with you.
What hits a nerve with me is people that worry about speck of sawdust in their brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in their own eye.
Great point. Word.
And I know while you’er sitting in Church so high and mighty you’re not judging anyone on anything? Yeah, I’ll bet. You’re just a poster in search of a controversy where there is none. These same people that do not dress properly for Church show disrespect. They would not dream of going to a fine 5 star restaurant dressed the way they attend Mass. And what is more of a fine feast than the receiving the Body and Blood of Jesus? You can sit on your high horse and say that you don’t judge anybody but I know better. Why, you’re judging me and you know nothing about me. People are not going to not go because they have to dress up. That’s a preposterous statement and you have nothing concrete to back that up.
So hope that your foot is better.
I would love to wear a hat to Mass, but no other women do, so I would feel as if I was calling attention to myself.
Fondly remember the days when ladies and girls wore hats to church. I, too, miss seeing everyone make the extra effort to dress up for church and for other occasions.
I grew up in the suburbs of Baltimore, and, up until I was in college, we would not have dreamed of visiting Baltimore — going downtown — without dressing to the nines. We did not wear hats, but we wore heels and stockings and gloves with dresses or suits.
Heck! I miss women wearing dresses to church. These days many of them show up in jeans.
Jeans would be an improvement over some of the low-cut, tight tops and shorts one often sees.
When I can go back to Mass, I am going to wear my hat. Unless the lady who wears the mantilla is there, I will be the only one.
It will be interesting to see what comments I get. I’ll just say I couldn’t come on Easter, so they are getting my Easter bonnet today. Hahaha.
So what happened when you wore your Easter bonnet to church?
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