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Altar Linens

Altar Linen Refresher Altar linens are items that usually go unnoticed by most parishioners. The care of linens Often altars are bare of having linens, or altars have worn and stained linens.   As many of us return to our respective church sacristies following the sporadic nature of summer schedules, there is often a bit of house keeping needed to put things in order. It is a good idea to take inventory of the altar linens, and put a call in to all members of the altar guild to return… Read more Altar Linens

Ely Crown Liturgical Brocade and Pugin Orphrey Trim

The church year has a long history of using specific colors to mark the various celebrations, feasts and festivals of the church year. There are certain colors that transcend among all faiths. And then within various  faiths, the color may vary according to use and tradition. An example would be some churches use Liturgical Fabrics with the color Violet or purple while other use Roman Purple. The most basic colors used in the church include a white in some form from Bridal white to deep cream. The white color family… Read more Ely Crown Liturgical Brocade and Pugin Orphrey Trim

The Temple

Advent will be upon us in a few short weeks. As many of us in the USA prepare for Thanksgiving, we must keep Advent in the back of our minds, because it will follow shortly on the heels of this scrumptious holiday. 1 1Roberts, Carrie. Green With White & Red Flowers. November 5th, 2016. Personal Collection, Ecclesiastical Sewing, Minnesota, 2016. Advent, being a season of preparation, gives our church life a time to pause and reflect on all things leading up to the blessed season of Christmas. As a contemplative time, it… Read more The Temple

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