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ASK FATHER: Prayers for putting on cassock, surplice

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
While vesting for Mass, a member of the clergy (at least in the EF; the priests I know do it for OF too) will say a set of prayers as he is putting the different vestments on. As … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: If you wear an alb, do you need an amice?

From a reader:
I just had a quick question: If a seminarian or anyone for that matter wears an an alb at Mass is it proper to wear an amice under it? I have a cassock and surplice but the "tradition" … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can a seminarian use an amice?

From a seminarian:
Just a question: Is it permissible for those candidates to be installed as acolytes during their seminary formation, in addition to the alb and cincture, allowed to wear an amice?
 
Of course it is.  And it really must be … Continue reading

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