Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Redde Mihi Stolam Immortalitatis

For the most part the Bad Vestments blog is a testament to I don't know what, some hideous convergence of bad taste and slovenliness and maybe color-blindness. This one, however, defies easy categorization.

Easter Sunday, in the Episcopal cathedral in Memphis, Tennessee, one of the canons was vested thusly:

And lest you think this is a stunt picture having nothing to do with the liturgy, you may see her again at the left edge of this picture taken during Easter Sunday's baptismal rite:

Honestly, I cannot fathom this. Does anyone have any good explanation?


Anonymous said...

This is what happens when you disregard Holy Scripture as your as your "rule for faith & practice". At least in Dixie the women are still feminine and more attractive than in other parts of the Union. Some I've met are not even angry or hateful towards men. But Tennessee and the South are different in this respect from the rest of the AngComm. Most of the women there have some sense of style and good taste in fashion.

The young fogey said...

She was probably trying to be festive and zany in a very feminine way. Celebrate the Resurrection and make religion fun.

At least she's pretty.

Adeodatus49 said...

She looks like a Las Vegas showgirl who just got religion! LOL