Sentence Examples


  • This was the origin of the principal liturgical vestment, the chasuble (q.v.).
  • Note the absence of the mitre, the chasuble short or tucked up in front, the maniple still carried in the left hand.
  • Hitherto the chasuble had been worn indifferently by all ministers at the eucharist, even by the acolytes; it had been worn also at processions and other non-liturgical functions; it was now exalted into the mass vestment par excellence, worn by the celebrant only, or by his immediate assistants (deacon and subdeacon) only on very special occasions.
  • The articles Chasuble and Cope).
  • Archbishops, on solemn occasions, wear the pallium over the chasuble.