Re: [liturgy-l] Re: Albs not cassocks
- In my diocese, one or two priests may switch from cope to chasuble, but the
general practice is to wear the chasuble throughout the eucharist. The
reason is that the chasuble is the distinguishing vestment of the presider,
who presides equally for Word and Table.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Lewis H Whitaker" <aspern@...> wrote:
> The cope is a processional vestment in the Anglican church too. It may
> not be written into ritual or canon, but general practice is for the
> priest to wear the cope, then switch to the chasuble and maniple at
> the offertory.
- Tom wrote and I snipped:
> 1. Why was this reader doing anything with her hands?Don't know. For the session, I was not worrying too much about anything
gestic just speech. If I have the person again next year, I'll ask. I would like to
know what she thinks is happening.
> 2. When first introduced to orans position, ... A search for sourcesI would be very happy to see any sources posted.
> within my library will follow.