Tag Archives: vestments

The “gravitational pull” and market forces

I learned from my friend Fr. Ray Blake, mighty p.p. in Brighton, that the Belgian liturgical goods maker Slabbinck is now making – I am not making this up – Roman vestments.

Their stuff has never been my cup of tea, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Size of the amice.

From a deacon about to be ordained priest:
What would you consider an ideal size for an amice? If it helps, I use
46 L suits.
PS I will be ordained to the priesthood this upcoming Saturday 28th.
Would you remember me in your … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Good Friday – vestments for other priests present

From a priest:
There is a big debate happening among some of us concerning the vesture for the Liturgy of the Passion on Good Friday. On one side the camp, there is the argument that ALL priests in attendance should vest … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: ideal measurements for vestments

From a transitional deacon:
I am wondering if there is such a thing as an ideal measure for sacred vestments, both in Gothic and Roman cuts. I am planning to buy some chasubles, but I am not sure what I should … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: priest in track suit for sacraments

From a reader:
Well.. a priest I know of, turned up late for a baptism and didn’t
vest before baptising this baby, he stayed in the tracksuit he was
wearing…and also he does not wear a stole while hearing confessions
at all. Im no … Continue reading

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POLL: What color vestments for your own funeral?

Originally posted on 20 August…
Under other entries people are talking about the strange term "Mass of Resurrection".
They are also talking about the color of … Continue reading

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