Unite the body and soul to live authentic sexuality

A modern examination of conscience.  (But not too modern… we’re loyal to the teachings of the Catholic Church here!) This post contains Amazon affiliate links.

Chastity and modesty. Two virtues that are necessary for bridging the gap between the physical and the spiritual. They’re necessary for living as a fully alive, integrated human being.  And they’re all about authentic love.

Chastity helps us authentically live our sexuality. It helps us know ourselves, body and soul. The Catechism says it’s both an “apprenticeship in self-mastery” and a “school of the gift of the person.”

We come to know ourselves, to order our appetites, and to be able to give ourselves to each other in perfect love. Continue reading “Unite the body and soul to live authentic sexuality”

Real Modesty is for Everyone: 4 Things You Need to Know

Modesty is so much more than a dress code.  Explore Fr. Hardon’s four aspects of modesty: humility, studiousness, modest dress, and modest behavior.

The internet is raging with modesty debates: whether or not leggings are pants, whether or not women should wear tank tops, how many inches are allowed here or there before the fabric kicks in.

When we think of modesty, we often think only of determining the guidelines of appropriate dress for women. While this is vitally important, modesty is so much more than just a dress code, and modesty is not just a virtue for women.

Today let’s explore what modesty means for all faithful Christians (men and women alike).

Continue reading “Real Modesty is for Everyone: 4 Things You Need to Know”