Eucharistic Vestments

Eucharistic Vestments
The special vestments worn in celebrating the Eucharist.


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  • Eucharistic Vestments —    The special vestments worn in celebrating the Holy Eucharist to mark the dignity of the service and as symbolical of the Passion of our Lord which is therein commemorated. They are as follows: the Amice, Alb, Girdle, Stole, Maniple and… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Vestments —    It has been pointed out that The clergy and all who act ministerially in divine service are clad in surplices and other vestments, not that they may have a decent and uniform appearance in sight of the congregation, but as wearing robes… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Eucharistic discipline — Part of the series on Communion also known as The Eucharist , The Lord s Supper Divine Liturgy or Sacrament Theology Real Presence Transubstantiation Transignification Sacramental Union Memorialism Consubstantiation Impanation Consecrat …   Wikipedia

  • Anglican Eucharistic theology — is divergent in practice, reflecting the essential comprehensiveness of the tradition. A few low church Anglicans, expressing a Zwinglian ethos, tend to take a strictly memorialist view of the sacrament. In other words, they see Holy Communion as …   Wikipedia

  • Vestment — Vestments are liturgical garments and articles associated primarily with the Christian religions, especially the Latin Rite and other Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, Anglicans, Methodists, and Lutheran Churches. Many other groups also make use …   Wikipedia

  • Chasuble — A Roman or fiddleback chasuble The chasuble is the outermost liturgical vestment worn by clergy for the celebration of the Eucharist in Western tradition Christian Churches that use full vestments, primarily in the Roman Catholic, Anglican and… …   Wikipedia

  • Alb — For other uses, see ALB (disambiguation). Not to be confused with the German low mountain ranges Franconian Jura and Swabian Alb. An Anglican priest vested as a deacon, with alb and cincture and a purple stole. The alb, one of the liturgical… …   Wikipedia

  • Anglicanism — Part of a series on the Anglican Communion …   Wikipedia

  • Ritualists — • The advanced section of the High Church party in the Anglican Establishment, which since about 1860 has adhered to and developed further the principles of the earlier Tractarian Movement Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ritualists… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Choir dress — Roman Catholic bishop in choir dress: cassock, rochet, cappa magna with ermine hood, and pectoral cross on cord, 18th century. Choir dress is the vesture of the clerics, seminarians and religious of traditional churches worn for public …   Wikipedia