Tag Archives: vestments

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 I … 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 go … 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 vestments.  Gold, … 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 Daily … 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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QUAERITUR: Can “modern” vestments be used for the “Tridentine” Mass?

From a reader:
We are in the final stages of organizing a monthly Tridentine Mass. We have everything but the “traditional” vestments. Can the Tridentine Mass be celebrated by a Priest wearing “modern” vestments? If not, what is the most economical … Continue reading

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Card. Ranjith works personally to improve liturgical worship in his diocese

I desire to redirect you to our friends at Rorate who have presented some exquisite reflections and directives from His Eminence Malcolm Card. Ranjith, Archbishop of Colombo.  May he be emulated far and wide.
You may remember that last year Card. Ranjith … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Color of vestments for Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Can call on you knowledgeable readers to help this priest with a question?
From a priest:
I have looked everywhere for an answer to the question of the required (not just proper) color for exposition of the Blessed Sacrament during Lent (and … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Color of vestments for Stations of the Cross. WDTPRS POLL

From a priest reader:
Father, any chance of a discussion and/or priests’ poll about the color of cope (or any cope at all) used for Stations of the Cross? When I speak to priests about this, there seems to be a … Continue reading

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