MOTHERS, RAISE YOUR CHILDREN IN MODESTY

“The good of our soul is more important than that of our body; and we have to prefer the spiritual welfare of our neighbor to our bodily comforts… If a certain kind of dress constitutes a grave and proximate occasion of sin, and endangers the salvation of your soul and others, it is your duty to give it up….
“O Christian mothers, if you knew what a future of anxieties and perils, of ill-guarded shame you prepare for your sons and daughters, imprudently getting them accustomed to live scantily dressed and making them lose the sense of modesty, you would be ashamed of yourselves and you would dread the harm you are making of yourselves, the harm which you are causing these children, whom Heaven has entrusted to you to be brought up as Christians.”

His Holiness Pope Pius XII to Catholic Young Women’s Groups of Italy, 1954

PRIESTS’ TRAVELS:

Father Benedict has
Masses today in Seneca, Wisconsin, and in
Harmony, Minnesota. Father Philip will have
Masses next Sunday in Boise & Lewiston.