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Since “test marriages” would be a violation of basic morals — even on the natural level — what we have instead is called courtship. I will not go into detail on many of those things one can read in a book such as Father Lovasik’s , or Father Kelley’s book on chastity I mentioned last week.

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His response to my questions about this was quite humorous.

When I described to him what “dating” is, he exclaimed: “In India, not even the do that!

so that, having learned the value of chastity, they will be able at a suitable age to engage in honorable courtship and enter upon a marriage of their own.” To emphasize how courtship is versus dating, I will cite the authorities of our own dear Brother Francis, and an Indian priest who lived with our community for some months, Father Pancras Christanand.

Brother Francis, born in Lebanon in 1913, assured me that “dating” did not exist in his Christian village of Mashra, nor in the surrounding areas.

In this second plan, most, though not all, of the activity happens in the home. There is little time alone together, especially at first, and the purpose is to see if they are indeed suited to each other for marriage.

They also have fun and, in large measure, the enjoyment they have is a gage if whether or not they are suited for each other. It will not surprise you to find out that the first thing I described is dating — or “casual dating” as we may call it. They are done differently and they have different purposes.

For a little while, Maurice and Erika can talk alone, while the Smiths sit in the next room. Smith walks in the room, Maurice knows it’s time to leave.

He says goodnight to Erika, thanks the Smiths, and goes back home.

Depending on Tom’s budget, it can be anything from a pizza joint to Mc Donald’s to one of those upscale places like Denny’s.

After that, they see how much time is left to get Sally back home in time — whatever time that is — and they kill time walking in the park together. In this first plan, Tom and Sally are alone a lot, may sit in the car for long periods at a time, and have no real purpose other than to have fun.

It is the way young men and women prepared for marriage.

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