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cassock

Christianity an ankle-length garment, usually black, worn by priests and choristers
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Many of us can promptly think of deceased members of the faithful who lived very holy lives and make inspiring examples of the kind of people Francis has said the church is looking for--"saints without cassocks and without veils.
They met, rehearsed and tried on cathedral cassocks for the first time ahead of their public debut at Evensong on January 25.
The cardinals with their black cassocks and red sashes then took turns bidding farewell to the pontiff, kissing his gold papal signet ring according to time-honoured tradition.
SEE the Church of England has got its cassocks in a knot on whether gay men can become bishops.
A pair of cassocks - one red and one black - costs around 1,500 euros.
We were told to purchase cassocks and surplices and be prepared for duty in three months.
Solihull singers The Surplus Cassocks will be joining forces with local comedian Malcolm Stent for an Evening of Music and Mirth to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.
First, like so many modern academic writers, the author does not understand the church and refers to 'lay clergy', 'monks' cassocks [habits]', 'the Vatican [not an eighteenth century usage]', 'sacramental absolution [confession is a sacrament, not absolution]', and 'blessing .
The fans, clad in bright red cassocks and wielding a smoking censer held aloft a banner bearing Benitez's face with the words, In Saint Rafa We Trust.
But by lunchtime on Friday, about 2,000 fans, many of them sporting cassocks, had taken the ferry or plane from the mainland and were pitching tents in the teeth of an Atlantic gale.
The Choirboys (UCJ) They've been dubbed the first choral boy band, swapped cassocks for designer suits, signed a pounds 500,000 record contract, and been tipped as chart contenders for Christmas.
The postulant, or ordination candidate, can give the store measurements for clergy garments such as shirts, cassocks and albs, a list of books or other items, and refer gift inquiries to the book centre.