The colour of the Sleeveless coloured garment worn by the priest above the alb and the stole during mass., the A vestment like a chasuble but differing in that it has sleeves. A dalmatic is a typical garment worn by deacons during liturgical ceremonies., and the A long strip of cloth worn around the neck by the priest, the two ends of which are of equal length at the front. The stole is worn during mass and the administration of the other sacraments., 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. Preparation period for Christmas. This period begins on the 4th Sunday before Christmas. and This is the period of preparation for Easter. It begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on the Saturday before Easter. Without the six Sundays of Lent, there are 40 days in which Christians are expected to live more austerely. The last week of Lent is called Holy Week.
- white: on the high feasts such as The feast commemorating the birth of Jesus. It is always celebrated on December 25th. and The feast that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus on the 3rd day after his death on the cross. This means that Jesus lives on despite his death. This feast is celebrated on the 1st Sunday after the 1st full moon of spring.
- red: on the feasts of the The active power of God in people. It inspires people to make God present in the world. Jesus was 'filled with the Holy Spirit' and thus showed in his speech and actions what God is like. People who allow the Holy Spirit to work in them also speak and act like God and Jesus at those moments. See also 'Pentecost'. [such as The feast, 50 days after Easter, which celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit. This refers to the story from the Acts of the Apostles in which, after the death of Jesus, the disciples experience how the Holy Spirit shows itself in the form of flaming tongues. As a result, they come out of their seclusion and begin to preach in the languages of their hearers. In fact, this is how the beginning of the Church is celebrated. and confirmation] and on special feasts of martyrs.