Tag Archives: black vestments

Solemn Requiem Mass for the late Bp. Robert C. Morlino, prayers also for Bp. Paul Sirba – VIDEO/AUDIO sermon

Last night we celebrated a Solemn Requiem Mass for the 1st Anniversary of the interment the late Bishop of Madison, Robert C. Morlino.  I included also prayers for my friend Bp. Paul Sirba of Duluth, who died a few days … Read More

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What is the TMSM up to? Spiffing new BLACK vestments! Photos.

I’ll start with a bid for funds for the Tridentine Mass Society of the Diocese of Madison.  In this weird time of ecclesial demolition it is hard to know where your monetary support should go for constructive purposes. Always remember … Read More

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POLL: For All Souls Day Mass 2016 what color vestments did you see?

Even though today is not a Holy Day of Obligation (as yesterday was in most places… and if you didn’t go to Mass…), many of you have gone to Mass or will go later. In the Usus Antiquior, the Traditional … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Why should we use black vestments for All Souls Day or funerals?

From a priest: My pastor said to me, “if you give me a good enough reason why I should wear black vestments on All Souls’ Day, I will do it.” What, exactly, would you recommend I tell him? My mind … Read More

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QUAERITUR: May black vestments be use in the Ordinary Form?

From a reader: May a priest wear black vestments for a funeral mass in the Novus Ordo? Yes!  Without question, yes! Black is a legitimate liturgical color and may be used for Masses for the Dead, All Souls, funerals, graveside … Read More

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