Posted August 24, 2019 6:20 am by Fr John Hunwicke


I don’t know if you you feel this … a stirring of irritation when somebody uses words in a just slightly “incorrect” way … incorrect, that is, to my rather narrow little mind.

One of my examples is hearing people referring to a priest “putting on his robes”.

For me, there is a world of difference between ‘robes’ and ‘vestments’. ‘ROBES’ signify a laudable status which someone by laudable


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