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Modesty

“Modesty protects the mystery of persons and their love.”  
Catechism of the Catholic Church, par. 2522

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“Modesty… guides how one looks at others and behaves toward them…” 
Catechism of the Catholic Church, par. 2521  

Chastity.com's Audio/Video Vault (click on "Modesty" in the audio or video columns)

A Christian “should be careful not to underestimate the dangers and spiritual ruin spread by immodest fashions, especially those worn in public.”  ~Pope Pius XII 


“Modesty… means refusing to unveil what should remain hidden.”
Catechism of the Catholic Church, par. 2521 
 
To Inspire Love: a return to modesty, an analysis by Edward Sri of Blessed John Paul II's book, Love and Responsability. 

"Clothing has its own... language...
Clothing expresses joy and sorrow, authority and power,
pride and simplicity, wealth and poverty,
the sacred and the profane."  Pope Pius XII

Dignitas Online Magazine - embracing the beauty and dignity of Christ-centered womanhood.  Presenting a counter-cultural, Catholic perspective on femininity.

"A virtuous life is the best adornment for women." 1 Timothy 2:10
 
PureFashion.com - a celebration of style and virtue

“Modesty protects the intimate center of the person..."
Catechism of the Catholic church, par. 2521 

Teen Essays on the Theology of the Body
"A New and Improved View Towards Women," by Michael Buysse (age 18)
"Men as Brothers" by Anna Vandegrift (age 17)
"Touched by Truth," by Katie Browne (age 17)
"Purity requires modesty, an integral part of temperance..."
Catechism of the Catholic Church, par. 2521


“Modesty… is ordered to chastity...”
Catechism of the Catholic church, par. 2521 

Article on the Importance of forming our children to dress Modestly - presenting Catholic teaching regarding the virtue of dressing modestly.

"Appearance arouses desire in fools." Wisdom 15:5 


Ruah Woods, in Cincinnati, provides a variety of resouces on Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body.

"Modesty inspires a way of life which makes it possible
to resist the allurements of fashion
and the pressures of prevailing ideologies."
Catechism of the Catholic Church, par. 2523




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