Saturday, 7 February 2015

Liturgical Colours: A Summary - The Purple

  • Violet or purple is used during Advent and Lent as a sign of penance, sacrifice and preparation.
  • Purple vestments may also be used for Masses of Christian Burial or Masses for the Dead.
  • Some parishes use a different shade of purple to differentiate the (usually) darker purple used for Lent.

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