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ASK FATHER: Prayers for putting on cassock, surplice

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
While vesting for Mass, a member of the clergy (at least in the EF; the priests I know do it for OF too) will say a set of prayers as he is putting the different vestments on. As … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Cassock, surplice, girls

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Father, Am I correct in saying that Cassock & Surplice is male attire
and that girls should NOT wear it? And if this is the case why do
people let it happen? I am taking over the training of our … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Use of the amice with the surplice

From a reader:
Is it appropriate to wear an amice, when wearing a cope and surplice?
Under usual circumstances, such as Benediction, the priest or deacon will not use the amice with the surplice and cope.
However, an assistant priest at a Solemn … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: mixed choir in cassock and surplice

From a reader:
Perhaps you have already addressed this question somewhere, but as a choir director myself, I was bothered by something I saw on Corpus Christi. In the midst of a trip away from home, I was worshiping at a large … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can a seminarian use an amice?

From a seminarian:
Just a question: Is it permissible for those candidates to be installed as acolytes during their seminary formation, in addition to the alb and cincture, allowed to wear an amice?
 
Of course it is.  And it really must be … Continue reading

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