Tag Archives: vestments

ASK FATHER: Father says Mass in alb and stole

From a reader: A new pastor to our church celebrated the Sacrifice of the Mass dressed only in a white alb with a green stole this Sunday. It is my understanding a priest is always to wear proper liturgical vestments … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Do vestments really matter?!?

From a deacon… QUAERITUR: Does the kind, shape, color, and texture of vestments worn to celebrate the Mass really matter? Or, is it the person wearing the vestment is about building God’s Kingdom here on earth? Wow… interesting. I am reminded of … Continue reading

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FOLLOWUP: Pontifical Mass vestments

On Monday, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, we had a Pontifical Mass at the Throne with the Extraordinary Ordinary, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison. Despite the horrid weather, and despite the Packers playing Atlanta … Continue reading

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ROME – Day 2: Vestments edition

This morning the group went off to the Audience and some time in the Museum, both of which I passed. On my way to meet a priest friend at Gammarelli I stopped at Sant’Eustachio.  Just a nice view, inside a … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Do I need special training or blessing to make vestments?

From a readerette: I have a priest that I dearly love who is approaching his 10th anniversary of ordination, and I want to make him vestments. I am an skilled seamstress and embroideress, so that is not the issue. But … 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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POLL: Color of Vestments for All Souls

Here is a little poll about what you saw for the Mass you went to for All Souls. Yes, I know that it is not a Holy Day of Obligation, as All Saints was (in most places… if you didn’t … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Are gold vestments permitted?

From a reader: Is gold a licit primary color for chasubles? I’ve seen it for many Eucharist-themed vestments, but I don’t know if that’s allowed or recommended. Yes.  Gold is allowed in the Latin Church as a primary color for … Continue reading

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Reason #756 for why Anglicans must issue “Romanorum coetibus”

On his way out, Anglican Archbp. Rowan Williams really has to get his crew to issue Romanorum coetibus.  No, really.   They are so very… progressive.  They are so far ahead of us Catholics. For example, I read in The … Continue reading

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A POLL provoked by your email! What color of vestments for your funeral?

There is a truly bizarre story coming to me in email about a rumor that His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, is now requiring priests to use either violet or black vestments for funerals rather than … Continue reading

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