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Why do priests wear red on Pentecost?

Red is typically used in connection with the blood of the martyrs, but Pentecost does not have that emphasis.For more than a thousand years the Catholic Church has used various colors to denote feast days and liturgical seasons within the Church year.

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GRAVE: Cinctures and Fasciae

The cincture is a crucial part of the clerical wardrobe, but one that isn’t often noticed by the public.

It is essentially a rope tied around the waist whenever an alb is worn. 207 more words


Decently habited, CCV

The Revd Alan Carr, rector of St Giles-in-the-Fields, London.


Rose Vestments, supplemental update

I foolishly neglected to get photographs of all the fabric and trimmings spread out on the counter at Gammarelli’s, but you can see the trim and tassels that will be on the vestments in… 50 more words

Άμφια & Ιερατικά Ενδύματα με ένα κλικ....

Τώρα μπορείτε εύκολα και γρήγορα χωρίς κόπο αφού συμβουλευτείτε τον οδηγό μετρήσεων μας ΕΔΩ να παραγγείλετε το Ιερατικό Ένδυμα της προτίμησης σας συμπληρώνοντας αυτόματα τα μέτρα σας και πρόσθέτοντας όποιο άλλο σχόλιο επιθυμείτε.

Rose Vestments: Update

We dropped off over 9 yards of rose-colored silk at Gammarelli’s last Wednesday. Cope, chasuble, maniple, two stoles, and probably a little bit left over have been paid for and should be done in June or July. 7 more words

How to prepare fabric for machine embroidery?

For today’s post, I want to share a sewing technique with y’all. We have been plugging away at our product development here at Ecclesiastical Sewing. (Have you been following the newest product releases on Facebook or as an email subscriber?) One thing that we have to stay on top of is our embroidered orphrey bands,  in silk dupioni or brocade. 806 more words

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