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Lectern Falls are often used as a popular accessory to adorn the altar. These pieces are made of quality fabrics like silk and velvet. It drapes over the front of the lectern to create a beautiful visual display. This not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of the altar but also serves as a symbol of respect for the Word of God.

Lectern Falls have a practical use in liturgical settings aside from their decorative function. This serves as a protective cover for the lectern, shielding it from scratches and other damages caused by frequent use. Additionally, this help absorb any noise or movement made during the liturgy. Ensuring that the congregation can focus on the prayers and readings without any distractions. Any church or religious institution looking to add design to its liturgical setup or simply protect its lectern must have Lectern Falls as an accessory.

City of David Collection Altar Frontal

Messianic Prophecies: City of David Advent Collection

Discover the City of David Superfrontal and Advent Collection, filled with religious symbols. It represents Messianic prophecies and Christ’s lineage, reminding of His coming. Add beauty to your space with stunning designs like the O’ Sapientia, depicting God’s wisdom. Customize these pieces to fit different religious settings.

Dove and Flames Altar Hanging Ecclesiastical Sewing

Why Do We Wear Red on Pentecost?

The use of the color red in the church during Pentecost is commonly attributed to its association with the flames of the Holy Spirit, which descended upon the apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ as tongues of fire. Red, as the color of fire and blood, is a natural choice to represent this element. The imagery of flames and fire is often associated with the Holy Spirit in Christian iconography, and red serves as a powerful visual reminder of the transformative power of faith.

Saint Ignatius of Antioch Chasuble

Laetare Sunday in Lent

The word Laetare means “rejoice” in the Latin text of the word. Laetare was ultimately decided to be the name for this Sunday of rejoicing and celebration from the Latin text of the scripture verses found in the 66th chapter of the book of Isaiah.
The six-week season of Lent is overall a time of solemn and somber fasting spent in penance and preparation for the coming of Easter Sunday.

Prince of Peace Baxter 501 Years in the Making

Reformation 2018 – 501 Years in the Making

Reformation 2018 – 501 Years in the Making:: an incredible anniversary. The Reformation Embroidery Designs were created by Edward Riojas and Carrie Roberts. This set was the first major collaborative design collection created by both artisans and it marked the beginning of what has become a wonderful working relationship and friendship. The designs are unique in the world of vestment making.

Altar

Forgotten Altars? Take Another Look!

This little chapel sits in the corner of a larger room. A great deal of care has been taken with the chapel. There is an Advent stand with the Advent candles, a cross in the corner on the wall, the hymn board, the candles, and book stand on the altar, the altar linens and the altar hangings. The scene in the altar antependium is that of the manger in a circle or nimbus with the star. The various blues of the background indicate the shades of the nighttime sky. The charm comes in knowing that in this place, someone has taken care to ensure that the altar of the Lord is prepared for the services that will take place in this tiny chapel.

Rose Vestments for Laetare and Gaudete Sunday

Laetare Sunday or Rose Vestments

Using Rose Vestments during Advent and Lent varies among differing church bodies.  The New Liturgical Movement has some information on the historical use of Rose Vestments within the Catholic Church.  The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod’s view on Rose Vestments is slightly different. If a Rose Vestment Set is desired or planned for your church, be sure to check with your pastor or bishop concerning appropriate use and guidelines for liturgical colors.

Ecclesiastical Designs

The Never-Ending Quest for Ecclesiastical Designs

Creating various designs for Church Vestments remained a challenge. The Agnus Dei symbol aided in creating the pulpit fall, while inspiration from stained glass guided the design of the Altar Frontal. The quest for better designs spanned years, incorporating research, internet searches, and volunteer work. Gradually, more refined designs came to light.