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Definition of "vestments" []

  • Plural form of vestment. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vestments" in a sentence
  • "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."