Antwerp, Churches and Tourism
Tourism Pastoral, Diocese of Antwerp (TOPA vzw)

The colour of the chasuble, the dalmatic, and the stole, among others, varies according to the time of year. The main liturgical colours are:

  • green: this is the standard colour
  • purple: in times of penance and expectation, i.e. Advent and Lent
  • white: on the high feasts such as Christmas and Easter
  • red: on the feasts of the Holy Spirit [such as Pentecost and confirmation] and on special feasts of martyrs.