- n. Plural form of vestment.
“The colour of her vestments is the one she had on when she assembled us at the commencement of Lent to sprinkle us with ashes; but when the dreaded day of Good Friday comes, purple would not sufficiently express the depth of her grief; she will clothe herself in black, as men do when mourning the death of a fellow-mortal; for Jesus, her Spouse, is to be put to death on that day: the sins of mankind and the rigours of the divine justice are then to weigh him down, and in all the realities of a last agony, He is to yield up His Soul to His Father.”
“This particular combination of vestments is traditionally used in the Roman Rite for processions and blessings, not for Mass.”
“This combination of vestments is normally used only for blessings and processions.”
“Daniel Mitsui over at The Lion and the Cardinal posted some photos of some absolutely magnificent vestments from the monastery of Klosterneuburg made in the early twentieth century, done in the Jugendstil style (if that is not too much of a tautology), the German (and Austrian) counterpart to Art Nouveau.”
“But it could be campy fun to see Ewan dress up in vestments-let's hope with some lace?”
“But later, he conducted a simple prayer service in vestments that included a hard hat, combat boots and a prayer shawl.”
“Garments worn by priests or other ecclesiastics for specific church ceremonies or sacraments are called vestments.”
“The bishop was not decked in vestments or clerical garments of any kind; and the priest put on only a white band round his neck, with another round his waist, ornamented with a cross.”
“- the original vestments from the tomb of Pope Clement II (died 1047), who is also buried in the Cathedral”
“We are not the so-called “Christian right” in vestments.”
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