Friday, 21 December 2012

The Colours of Mass vestments

Name one occasion/season when vestments of the following colours are worn by the Priest celebrating the Eucharist:

White: during the Easter and Christmas seasons; on the feasts of Our  Lord, of our Lady and of all the Saints who are not martyrs. It is also used at times for Masses for the dead.

Red: On Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Pentecost and on the feast of Apostles, Evangelists and Martyrs.

Green:  during the ordinary weeks of the year.

Violet/Purple:  during the seasons of Advent and Lent; and usually for Masses for the Dead.

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