A Vestment Maker’s Birthday Present for Pope Benedict XVI

Posted April 27, 2017 10:50 pm by Gregory DiPippo

A Vestment Maker’s Birthday Present for Pope Benedict XVI

We are very grateful indeed to Mrs Clare Short of DiClara Vestments for sharing with NLM this account of her recent meeting with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI; on this occasion, she presented him with a new set of vestments as a present for his 90th birthday, which he celebrated on Easter Sunday, April 16th.To have Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI hold your hand and thank you, and describe your vestments as “…wonderful, beautiful…” is something I never dreamed could happen 18 months ago when I started my vestments business – Di Clara.With my husband recovering from long-term illness and unable to

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