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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? My mind … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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