Yesterday was Laetare Sunday (Fourth Sunday in Lent). Our priests at my parish wore the traditional violet vestments, as I did assisting as deacon. But I’m sure there were plenty of pink or rose colored vestments worn throughout the Catholic world. Here’s what Clare has to say:
“It’s that bi-annual event where – depending on his vestments, your priest either ends up looking like a big girl in a pink dress, or even worse looking like he is adorning himself in a giant salmon costume.
“Pink is never easy to get right on a man, but I think I might have cracked it…
“Check out this 3 piece Gothic set I just finished for a priest in Ohio. This is the traditional Rosacea colour for Rose Sunday. I used a brighter pink as the lining so it is not too overbearing. I think it is a much more masculine way of doing pink! 😉
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