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ASK FATHER: Color of altar boys’ cassocks

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I grew up in the 1950’s. All the illustrated “Children’s Missals” had photos showing altar servers wearing red cassocks and white surplices. I never saw red cassocks in person, however. Now, they seem to be making … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Where to get a decent cassock?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: My husband serves for the Traditional Latin Mass at our parish. He has mentioned that he’d like his own cassock and surplice for Christmas. Do you know of a good place to get a nice looking … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! 100 Cassocks for 100 Seminarians

You know about the BIRETTAS FOR SEMINARIANS PROJECT.  I reminded you of it the other day. I had a note from a seminarian in these USA: First, I wanted to thank you on behalf of my seminarian brothers and myself for … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Questions about Pope Francis’ Easter Mass in St. Peter’s

I received a couple questions about the Pope’s Mass for Easter. From a reader (this was NOT in the Ask Father Question Box… I usually ignore questions that don’t come through that link): Was the Pope’s Easter Mass on EWTN … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: The colors of altar boy cassocks

From a reader: Is there any significance between altar boys who wear black cassocks as opposed to those who wear red ones in the TLM? No, there is no significance.  This is a matter of aesthetics.   Back in the … Continue reading

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