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Marylike Crusade

Marylike Crusade

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MARYLIKE MODESTYHANDBOOK OF THE PURITYCRUSADE OF MARYIMMACULATEBy Father Bernard A. KunkelTABLE OF CONTENTS Commentary3Introduction4Foreword8Chapter I: What is the Marylike Crusade?9Chapter II: Immodest Dress13Chapter III: The Marylike Standards for Modesty in Dress25
Chapter IV: Questions on Marylike Standards27Chapter V: The Marylike Crusade Apostolate33Appendix35COMMENTARYOut of respect for our LORD and for the edification of our neighbor, we beg women and girls to appear in Church modestly dressed.Slacks, shorts, sleeveless and low-cut dresses do not meet the norm of Christianmodesty. Your cooperation is evidence of your love for our LORD in the BLESSEDSACRAMENT and respect for the house of GOD."Certain fashions will be introduced that will offend our LORD very much."Our Lady of Fatima, 1917.Marylike Modesty HandbookOf thePurity Crusade ofMary ImmaculateInitiated December 8, 1944Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionBy Father Bernard A. KunkelAny part of this publication may be translated or reproduced in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording or any inform
ation storage and retrieval system now known or to be invented, without permission in writing from the publisher.Nihil Obstat: Leonard A. Bauer, S.T.D.INTRODUCTIONThe booklet you are about to read is, for the most part, the original copy of the "Marylike Modesty Handbook of the Purity Crusade of Mary Immaculate." This wasa movement established and managed by the Reverend Bernard A. Kunkel. Father Kunkel died in May of 1969. After reading the original Marylike Handbook, realizing the research and labor that went into bringing this project to print, it wouldbe difficult not to believe that our Blessed Lady and Her Angels were there toescort Father Kunkel's soul into Everlasting Glory.Three years before Father Kunkel's death, he made the following statement, not knowing at the time that in three short years it would happen. Father said, "I have a feeling when I fade out of the picture that will be the end of the Crusade.I cannot find anyone to help who will carry out my principles, as I would likethem carried out." He added, "Of course we cannot worry too much about these material things; I will do what I can while I am able and after that, if it shouldcontinue, it will be in our Blessed Mother's hands." Father always wanted GOD
’Swill to be done.Just two months before his death, Father was sitting at his desk, the layout ofthe May-June issue of the crusader before him and he said, "This is the last issue of the Marylike Crusader that I am writing. If I am still alive by September,I will be too weak, because I am getting weaker every day. The next issue is inour Blessed Mother
s hands. I have not found a new Director yet for the Crusade. If I cannot find the right one, I would rather see it fold up."This was the difficult decision which had to be made by the Most Reverend Bishopof the Belleville Diocese who was also President of the Marylike Crusade. Father could not find anyone to carry on this unique Crusade when he was alive. No one could be found after his death to be the new Director and carry out his principles so to respect his wishes, the crusade was terminated.Ask yourself: How could it be that no one could be found to carry on this work w

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