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Altar boys’ capes

In cappa magna is cardinal Binet, the archbishop of Besançon. The taller altar boys keep relics on the feretrum, but it is the …

Albs

Altar boys pose for a photo after a Pontifical Mass. The three of them, visible in the foreground, are holding a mitre, …

Roman tunics

Albs of French altar boys in the character of those worn in Rome even today, and which refer to antique tunics, worn …

Procession in Bruges

The Procession of the Holy Blood in Bruges. Behind the cross and candles the relics of St. Donat and St. Basil are …

Collegium Capranicense

A seminarian of Collegium Capranicense, one of the oldest and most well-known Italian seminaries founded by cardinal Domenico Capranica in 1457. The …

Bisbetó

Choristers from the Montserrat Abbey choir during a traditional December fancy dress party beginning on St. Nicholas’ Day: the boy chosen to …

Poland

Year 1975. Altar boys’ mantellettas :D

Italy

The city of Grado, the seat of one of patriarchates which, in the year 1451, was incorporated into the Patriarchate of Venice.

Choristers

White cassocks, but with dark cuffs and collars, and dark sashes – some pompon!

Poland

Can we talk about altar boys’ grades in this case? ;)

Seville altar boys

Altar boys from Seville are the best: albs with parures (parurae) and tunicles/dalmatics with tassels ♥

Netherlands

These bands look almost like the deacon’s stoles.

France

Choirboys in mozzettas with hoods and furry trim [source].

USA

The blessing of wooden pencil cases?

Czech Republic

Photo from the 30s of the twentieth century, the church of the Assumption in the town of Stará Role.