Friday, April 13, 2012

Holy Thursday in the Ambrosian Rite, Sormano

Many of our readers will no doubt be interested in the following photos of the Holy Thursday liturgy from the parish church of Sormano within the archdiocese of Milan -- which is to say, according to the Ambrosian rite (in this instance, the modern Ambrosian liturgy).

Aside from some of the visibly distinctive elements that many will already recognize, such as the cappino worn around the back of the neck -- a 'descendent' of the appareled amice -- many will no doubt also notice that the colour used on this day is not white, as per the Roman liturgy, but rather red.

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