Author Topic: Bishop Eaton elected [be sure to see "oops"]  (Read 3354 times)

evangelical catholic

  • ALPB Forum Regular
  • ***
  • Posts: 132
    • View Profile
Re: Bishop Eaton elected [be sure to see "oops"]
« Reply #15 on: August 20, 2019, 07:58:09 PM »
Here's the difference between a mitre and biretta courtesy of the Lutheran Church in Tanzania
https://ned-elct.org/index.php?start=92
   

J. Thomas Shelley

  • ALPB Contribution Leader
  • *****
  • Posts: 3912
    • View Profile
Re: Bishop Eaton elected [be sure to see "oops"]
« Reply #16 on: August 20, 2019, 08:18:28 PM »
I wore my black biretta once or twice during the winter for Committals in the church cemetery, which was atop a hill.   Even the slightest breeze in the valley could feel like a gale up there.
Greek Orthodox-Ecumenical Patriarchate

Baptized, Confirmed, and Ordained United Methodist.
Served as a Lutheran Pastor October 31, 1989 - October 31, 2014.
Charter member of the first chapter of the Society of the Holy Trinity.

Chrismated Antiochian Orthodox, eve of Mary of Egypt Sunday, A.D. 2015

evangelical catholic

  • ALPB Forum Regular
  • ***
  • Posts: 132
    • View Profile
Re: Bishop Eaton elected [be sure to see "oops"]
« Reply #17 on: August 20, 2019, 08:53:17 PM »
I wore my black biretta once or twice during the winter for Committals in the church cemetery, which was atop a hill.   Even the slightest breeze in the valley could feel like a gale up there.

Yes I recall that a heavy black cope and biretta weren't too unusual among Lutherans [LCMS & LCA] for outdoor ceremonies [burials] in the Northeast decades ago. 

J. Thomas Shelley

  • ALPB Contribution Leader
  • *****
  • Posts: 3912
    • View Profile
Re: Bishop Eaton elected [be sure to see "oops"]
« Reply #18 on: August 20, 2019, 09:21:38 PM »
Yes I recall that a heavy black cope and biretta weren't too unusual among Lutherans [LCMS & LCA] for outdoor ceremonies [burials] in the Northeast decades ago.
Cape, not cope.
Greek Orthodox-Ecumenical Patriarchate

Baptized, Confirmed, and Ordained United Methodist.
Served as a Lutheran Pastor October 31, 1989 - October 31, 2014.
Charter member of the first chapter of the Society of the Holy Trinity.

Chrismated Antiochian Orthodox, eve of Mary of Egypt Sunday, A.D. 2015

evangelical catholic

  • ALPB Forum Regular
  • ***
  • Posts: 132
    • View Profile
Re: Bishop Eaton elected [be sure to see "oops"]
« Reply #19 on: August 20, 2019, 09:35:16 PM »
Yes I recall that a heavy black cope and biretta weren't too unusual among Lutherans [LCMS & LCA] for outdoor ceremonies [burials] in the Northeast decades ago.
Cape, not cope.

Correct distinction. I have seen pastors wearing both the black cape and biretta at the Eucharist [inside the church]. Clerical garb or vestment?

Charles Austin

  • ALPB Contribution Leader
  • *****
  • Posts: 13072
    • View Profile
    • Charles is Coloring
Re: Bishop Eaton elected [be sure to see "oops"]
« Reply #20 on: August 20, 2019, 10:21:38 PM »
A cape, not a cope, is needed for cold weather burials, unless you know a way to get a coat on over vestments.
Retired ELCA pastor. Iowa born. Now in Minnesota. Just finished six great days in a beach house on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, with a bunch of friends and relatives. About 18 of us, and the young folks did all the cooking.