Sentence Examples


  • Alba, from albus, white), a liturgical vestment of the Catholic Church.
  • The date of its definite adoption as a liturgical vestment is uncertain; at Rome - where until the 13th century it was known as the linea or camisia (cf.
  • But as late as the 9th and 10th centuries the alba is still an everyday as well as a liturgical garment, and we find bishops and synods forbidding priests to sing mass in the alba worn by them in ordinary life (see Braun, p. 62).
  • It consists of reading of Holy Scripture, psalmody, non-liturgical prayer and preaching.
  • There is nothing in the standards of the Presbyterian Church against liturgical worship.

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