vestments does the priest use at Mass and what do they signify?
vestments [traditionally] used by the priest at Mass are: (1) the Amice, a white
cloth around the shoulders to signify resistance to temptation; (2) The Alb, a
long white garment to signify innocence; (3) The Cincture, a cord about the
waist, to signify chastity; (4) The Maniple or hanging vestment on the left arm,
to signify penance; (5) The Stole or long vestment about the neck, to signify
immortality; (6) The Chasuble or long vestment over all, to signify love and
remind the priest, by its cross on the front and back, of the Passion of Our
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