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POLL: For All Souls Day Mass 2016 what color vestments did you see?

Even though today is not a Holy Day of Obligation (as yesterday was in most places… and if you didn’t go to Mass…), many of you have gone to Mass or will go later.
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ASK FATHER: Why should we use black vestments for All Souls Day or funerals?

From a priest:
My pastor said to me, “if you give me a good enough reason why I should wear black vestments on All Souls’ Day, I will do it.”
What, exactly, would you recommend I tell him?
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QUAERITUR: May black vestments be use in the Ordinary Form?

From a reader:
May a priest wear black vestments for a funeral mass in the Novus Ordo?
Yes!  Without question, yes!
Black is a legitimate liturgical color and may be used for Masses for the Dead, All Souls, funerals, graveside services, etc.   The … Continue reading

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