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Clergy Resources

FAQ’s will be added as they present themselves.

1) What should clergy wear?

What an Archbishop should have:

Miter, red zuccetto, amis(optional), white alb, chasuble (red, purple, green, white/gold for each season), sash or cincture, outer stole(matching chasuble), pectoral cross, bishop’s ring (red stone, preferably), crozier.  A cope is also advisable for when pontificating outside of Mass.  Full vestments should be worn for Mass (minimum of cassock and stole under unusual circumstances).  When outside of Mass, any bishop should wear the clergy collar, pectoral and bishop’s ring.  Zuccetto is optional.

What a bishop should have:
Miter, purple zuccetto, amis(optional), white alb, chasuble (red, purple, green, white/gold for each season), sash or cincture, outer stole(matching chasuble), pectoral cross, bishop’s ring (purple stone, if any), crozier.  A cope is also advisable for when pontificating outside of Mass.  Full vestments should be worn for Mass (minimum of cassock and stole under unusual circumstances).  When outside of Mass, any bishop should wear the clergy collar, pectoral and bishop’s ring.  Zuccetto is optional.

What a priest should have:
Black zuccetto(optional), amis(optional), white alb, chasuble (red, purple, green, white/gold for each season), cincture, under stole(matching chasuble), pectoral cross,  Full vestments should be worn for Mass (minimum of cassock and stole under unusual circumstances).  When outside of Mass, any priest should wear the clergy collar and pectoral.  Zuccetto is optional.

What a deacon should have:

White alb, cincture, deacon (side) stole, and dalmatic. Full vestments should be worn for Mass (minimum of cassock and stole under unusual circumstances).  When outside of Mass, any deacon should wear the clergy collar.

PUBLICATIONS

Priest’s Handbook

Bishop’s Handbook

Concerning the Great Sacrifice

RITES

Rite 1

Rite 2

Rite 2 (Deacon)

Rite 3

Rite 4 (Deacon)

Rites for Special Occassions

Rite of Exorcism

PRAYERS

Vesting Prayers

For Making Holy Water

Collects

The Hours

Morning Prayer

Mid-Morning Prayer

Noon Prayer

Afternoon Prayer

Evening Prayer

Night Prayer

SCRIPTURES AND READINGS

Bible Gateway

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