It’s hard to deny that the standard of dress for Mass attendance is significantly lower than it was a few decades ago. I’m not talking about people who, due to work schedule or other external circumstances, need to attend Mass in other than their “Sunday Best”, but abou the very large number of Catholics who could dress better but, for whatever reason, don’t. And it’s not simply a matter of people being poorly dressed, but also many dressing immodestly, some to the point where they create a near occasion of sin for their fellow congregants. I propose that we all undertake to bring back the concept of our “Sunday Best” for Mass, and encourage our fellow believers to do the same.
|Dressed for the Wedding Feast: not a t-shirt or pair of shower clogs in sight|
Maybe God does care what you're wearing . . .
Some will say, “God doesn’t care what I’m wearing, as long as I’m there.” I respectfully disagree; consider the following passage from the Gospel of Matthew, (a similar one appears in Luke) . . .
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