chasuble chasuble

Definition(s):

  • (n) a long sleeveless vestment worn by a priest when celebrating Mass

Usage(s):

  1. Copes, which are worn instead of the chasuble for nonEucharistic ceremonies such as marriages or baptisms, tended to have an allover, continuous design.
  2. But though considered illegal, the alb and the chasuble are worn by priests in a fourth of the Anglican churches in Britain.
  3. On its hoary head glittered a golden crown, over its shoulders shone a brilliant red chasuble.

News

  1. Kevin Rennie: Who Knew What And When Certain To Emerge In UConn Scandal

    University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst doesn't wear a miter, a chasuble and a pair of red shoes, but she may be starting to know what the last few popes have felt like. The first public stirrings of an appalling sex scandal at the state's largest public university are raising uncomfortable comparisons with the Roman Catholic Church and its troubles with dirty doings between the ...
    on July 20, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  2. Who Knew What And When Certain To Emerge In UConn Scandal

    University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst doesn't wear a miter, a chasuble and a pair of red shoes, but she may be starting to know what the last few popes have felt like. The first public stirrings of an appalling sex scandal at the state's largest public university are raising uncomfortable comparisons with the Roman Catholic Church and its troubles with dirty doings between the ...
    on July 20, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

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