The special garments worn by the sacred ministers at Mass; those worn by the priest are, the amice, alb and girdle, which are of linen; the maniple, stole and chasuble of silk or other rich material, following the colour of the day. A cope is worn at Vespers and other ceremonies.

MLA Citation

  • “vestments”. A Simple Catholic Dictionary, 1903. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 November 2019. Web. 23 June 2021. <>