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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 … 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. … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 vestments for funerals, including their own preferences. What would you prefer for your own … Continue reading

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