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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 a comeback. At … 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 one that won’t … 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 all that … 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 in Latin? … 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 day colored … Continue reading

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