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ASK FATHER: Can religious priests omit wearing an alb for Mass?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Is a priest required to wear an alb when saying Mass? I’ve seen on two separate occasions where Franciscan priests would just wear the chasuble and stole over their habit without putting on an alb.
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ASK FATHER: Father says Mass without a chasuble, only a stole over the alb

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QUAERITUR:
It is my pastor’s practice to wear only the alb and stole when he says Mass on weekdays. I find this very distracting and irreverent. Is a priest required to wear a chasuble when saying Mass?
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