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ASK FATHER: Rose vestment on weekdays after Gaudete Sunday?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Can rose Vestments be worn on the Féria days of the 3rd week of Advent in both Extraordinary Form and Novus Ordo? I haven’t seen an indication of that for the Novus Ordo in the Novus … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Of different shades of rose, madder, and debauchery

“Real priests wear rosacea!” QUAERITUR: Elsewhere someone asked if there are proper shades of rose, rosacea, for Roman vestments just as there are different shades of violet or purple for Advent and for Lent.  Some say that a bluer purple should … Continue reading

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POLL: Did you see Rose vestments on “Gaudete” Sunday 2016?

Here is a little poll for your 3rd Sunday of Advent, Gaudete. Please choose an answer and add a comment in the combox. Anyone can vote, but only registered members can comment. UPDATE: Here are the new rose vestments in … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 3rd Sunday of Advent: The childlike dash towards the long-desired thing

We are coming to the 3rd Sunday of Advent, also nicknamed Gaudete…. the plural imperative of gaudeo, “Rejoice!”, the first word of the Introit chant.  This Sunday there is a relaxation of the penitential aspect of Advent, just Laetare Sunday does … Continue reading

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POLL: Gaudete Sunday Vestments

Yesterday was Gaudete Sunday.  In the Roman, Latin Rite we could wear Rose vestments for Holy Mass and for celebration of the Hours. What color were the vestments you saw this year?

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WDTPRS 3rd Sunday of Advent – “the childlike dash towards the long-desired thing”

We are coming to the 3rd Sunday of Advent, also nicknamed Gaudete…. the plural imperative of gaudeo, “Rejoice!”. This Sunday there is a relaxation of the penitential aspect of Advent. Yes, Advent is a penitential time, though not so much … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Did you see Rose vestments on “Gaudete” Sunday?

Here is a little poll for your 3rd Sunday of Advent. Please choose an answer and add a comment in the combox.

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WDTPRS: Gaudete Sunday – the “good news” of the chaff’s destiny in “unquenchable fire”

The 3rd Sunday of Advent is nicknamed “Gaudete … Rejoice!”, from the first word of the first chant, the Introit.  Today we relax slightly our penitential focus during Advent.  Some say Advent is not a penitential time, even though it … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Gaudete Sunday vestment color

It’s Gaudete Sunday and therefore time for rose vestments. Most long-time readers here know that we are not talking about pink but rather rosacea (which has a salmon tinge to it).  That said, there are various dignified shades which will … Continue reading

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Gaudete Rose – WDTPRS CONFIRMATION POLL

Early in the last week I posted a poll asking what color of vestments you expected to see at your church on Gaudete Sunday. Here were your results: What color vestments do you think you will see on Gaudete Sunday … Continue reading

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Gaudete Rose is coming; WDTPRS POLL

We know that blue is not the color for the season of Advent in the Latin Church. But we also know that on one Sunday of Advent we can have a variation from purple/violet. Therefore, confident in the principle behind … Continue reading

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