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Blue Advent

8 Dec

I admit it. Most days I pay precious little attention to what I wear. As long as it’s clean and presentable–and still fits–I’m satisfied.

Last night, however, I sought out my best blue dress shirt for this morning. After all, it’s a holy day, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, and I thought it would be fitting to wear blue to Mass in honor of Our Lady.

All this brought to mind a discussion some time ago about the propriety of blue vestments for the sacred liturgy. In light of that discussion, I think a few points are worth revisiting. Continue reading