Remove the following items from the chaplains
kit and place them on the right rear comer of the
altar: the cruets (plastic bottles), ciborium,
finger towel, bell, altar bread container, and
Remove the vestment set and tincture from the
Remove the missal and missal stand and place
them near the left rear corner of the altar.
Arrange the chaplains vestments and tincture.
Replace the linen package and move the
chaplains kit to a location where it will not be
in the way during the service.
NOTE: Check with your chaplain for any
additional requirements or changes to these basic
instructions. Preferences may vary among chaplains.
LAYING OUT ROMAN CATHOLIC
EUCHARISTIC VESTMENTS. To lay out Roman
Catholic vestments properly, you should have the
following items available, most of which are shown in
Chasuble (1) and stole (1) in the color of the
Field table for displaying the vestments (1)
Cassock (1) (optional)
Amice ( 1 ) (optional)
NOTE: The cassock and amice are optional,
depending on the preference of the Roman Catholic
To lay out the Roman Catholic Eucharistic
vestments, take the following steps (fig. 6-12):
1. Lay the chasuble (A) on the field table (or any
suitable surface) with the front facing down. Use the
following guidelines to distinguish the front of the
chasuble from the back.
a The manufacturers label is on the inside of
the back collar.
b. If there are snaps or a zipper, they will be
located on the front left shoulder.
c. The back is usually larger than the front.
Figure 6-12.Preparation of Roman Catholic eucharistic
The neck is lower in the front than in the
The design is always more ornate or
decorative on the back(A).
Often there are no designs at all on the front.
2. Fold the upper piece of material of the chasuble
in the manner shown in figure 6-13 (A).
3. Place the stole (B) directly on top of the
4. Place the tincture (C)on top of the stole with the
tincture tassels toward the right.
5. Place the alb (D), front side down, on top of the
6. Lay the amice (E) on top of the alb with the tying
drapes on the top of the amice.
NOTE: If the cassock is used, it will NOT be laid