A narrow band of silk or stuff, sometimes enriched with embroidery and jewels, worn on the left shoulder of deacons, and across both shoulders of bishops and priests, pendent on each side nearly to the ground. At Mass, it is worn crossed on the breast by priests. It is used in various sacred functions.
Cloth band in a liturgical color worn around the Pastor?s neck over the alb; symbolizes ordination and obedience to Christ.
a long wide scarf or similar covering worn by women usually across the shoulders.
The vestment worn around the neck by all ordained ministers. For priests, bishops and Pope, it hangs down in front (under the chasuble); deacons wear it over their left shoulder crossed and fastened at the right side.
a wide scarf worn about their shoulders by women
a band of cloth that ministers wear around their necks)
a liturgical vestment made of a strip of material from two to four inches wide and about eighty inches long
a long, narrow strip of cloth that many clerics wear draped around the neck
a long, wide scarf that is usually worn across the shoulders (but not over the head)
a strip of silken material worn over both shoulders by priests and bishops, but over the left shoulder only by deacons, in their administrations
a vestment worn by an ordained clergyman to signify his office
item of mass vestments; a long rectangular piece of fabric worn around the neck and crossed on the chest by a priest, over the left shoulder be a deacon
A long, narrow band of silk or brocade worn over the shoulders of the clergy.
women's scarf of silk, feathers, velvet or gauze.
A strip of cloth that is the symbol of ordained ministry in Christian churches.
A band of colored fabric (often silk), in the liturgical colour, worn around the neck (with the ends hanging in front) by a priest when administering the sacraments or conducting certain services. A deacon wears his stole over the left shoulder with the ends crossed under his right arm.
Narrow strip of fabric worn by clergy. Deacons wear theirs across the left shoulder, while priests and bishops wear theirs draped around their necks. When more than one clergy person is celebrating communion, sometimes the chief celebrant crosses the stole in the front. Stoles match the liturgical color of the season or day.
A long, narrow strip of cloth worn around the neck of the priest and allowed to hang down the front of the clerical vestments; deacons wear stoles over the left shoulder only.
A long narrow strip of material that is the distinctive vestment and insignia of the clergy. It is typically worn with other vestments. Its color usually reflects the liturgical color of the day. Bishops and priests wear the stole around the back of the neck, with equal ends hanging down in front. Deacons wear the stole over the left shoulder, with the ends of the stole falling diagonally across the front and back of the body.
Long, narrow vestment worn over the left shoulder by a Deacon. A Priest's Stole is worn around the neck and joined in front for its entire length, falling low upon the cassock. Neither Priests nor Deacons can celebrate any Service or office without the Stole.
A sign of priestly office, worn in the celebration of the sacraments; a narrow strip of cloth of a liturgical color worn over the shoulders; on a deacon, worn over the left shoulder and crossing to the right side of the body
a long, narrow strip of cloth worn around the neck of the priest and allowed to hang down the front of the clerical vestments; some stoles are decorated with diocesan or school insignia near the lower ends. Suffragan see Bishop, Suffragan.
A long strip of material worn by bishops, priests, and deacons when officiating at the Eucharist or other sacramental functions. The priest wears the stole around the neck and hanging down in front (either crossed or straight) over an alb or surplice. The deacon wears the stole over the left shoulder and crossed under the right arm, again either over an alb or surplice. The stole is of the liturgical color of the day and matches the material of the other vestments.
an ecclesiastical vestment consisting of a long usually silk band worn traditionally around the neck by bishops and priests and over the left shoulder by deacons Source
A scarf-like fabric usually crafted in the color of the day or season, often bearing symbols appropriate to the day or season. It is worn over the shoulders of those ordained to the pastoral office.
Worn by clergy at Eucharist, the narrow strip of (often decorated) cloth worn over the neck and hanging down the front of the body, often to the knees. Worn diagonally, it indicates a Deacon; worn crossed over the chest, it indicates a Priest, though many priests now wear the stole uncrossed, as do Bishops. The clolours are significant: green for Ordinary Sundays; red for martyrs' and saints' days; white/gold for celebratory days and seasons (such as Easter Sunday and the Season of Christmas); purple/black for Good Friday.
The stole is a liturgical vestment of various Christian denominations. It is an embroidered band of cloth, formerly usually of silk, about two and a half to three metres long and seven to ten centimetres wide, whose ends are usually broadened out.