Benedictine OSB Monastic Monk's Cuculla Full Choir COWL

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 13, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
Estrbrkboy Auctions
proudly presents
from the vast collection of a clergyman
of exquisite taste
a number of unique items of sartorial significance
all of them so infrequently used
and so scrupulously cared for
that our appraisers have deemed them worthy of
"AS NEW"
status!
Here, is a completely unique item
and
AUTHENTIC - GENUINE
not a "costume" or a "home-made" habit-wanna-be
but from an actual Roman Catholic Benedictine Monastery
BENEDICTINE MONK'S "CUCULLA"
or
FULL MONASTIC CHOIR COWL
by monastic tradition,
known as the vesture of "The Living Rule"
i.e., a monk in Solemn Vows,
who "incarnates" the Holy Rule of St Benedict
* bestowed upon the monk
at
Solemn Profession
* the formal "choir" vestment
worn over the basic habit
(See our other items !
at the Divine Office
on Solemnities and Major Feasts
* and the monk's burial shroud:
having signified his "dying to the world" in life,
the faithful monk is clothed in this robe
upon death and buried in it
this one is fashioned in the
Beuronese / Einsiedeln
Belgian Congregation style
Each "Congregation" within the Benedictine "Confederation"
has a habit whose design and cut identify it as unique to THAT Congregation
(e.g., American
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