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Offline StGeorge

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What color socks to wear?
« on: January 05, 2008, 09:14:27 PM »
I'm being chrismated tomorrow.  Father told me to come up without shoes on after the homily.  I forgot to ask him: what color socks should I wear.  I plan on wearing dress (dark) socks tomorrow.  Will this be ok?  Thanks

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Re: What color socks to wear?
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2008, 09:45:19 PM »
Well, I would think that you'd want to have no socks on, the chrism will be placed on your feet since it is you who will be chrismated, not your socks; but ultimately, every priest will have his own practice, he may or may not want you to remove your socks. As for the type of socks, I don't think it's that big of a deal, whatever you feel comfortable in.
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Re: What color socks to wear?
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2008, 09:46:12 PM »
I'm being chrismated tomorrow.  Father told me to come up without shoes on after the homily.  I forgot to ask him: what color socks should I wear.  I plan on wearing dress (dark) socks tomorrow.  Will this be ok?  Thanks
It's common in our parish to wear sandals on the day of your chrismation. Of course I do live in Florida. ;)

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Re: What color socks to wear?
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2008, 01:11:26 AM »
It's common in our parish to wear sandals on the day of your chrismation. Of course I do live in Florida. ;)
Heck, I guess I misunderstood the instructions of my priest and godfathers, because I went up to be chrismated barefoot. ;D
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Re: What color socks to wear?
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2008, 01:18:09 AM »
Heck, I guess I misunderstood the instructions of my priest and godfathers, because I went up to be chrismated barefoot. ;D
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Re: What color socks to wear?
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2008, 10:48:57 AM »
Heck, I guess I misunderstood the instructions of my priest and godfathers, because I went up to be chrismated barefoot. ;D
Actually, that's a common practice in my parish. I was chrismated along with about a dozen others, and none of us had shoes.
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Re: What color socks to wear?
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2008, 09:52:53 PM »
Actually, that's a common practice in my parish. I was chrismated along with about a dozen others, and none of us had shoes.

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Re: What color socks to wear?
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2008, 12:54:30 AM »
StGeorge,

So...did you wear socks? If so, what color?
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Re: What color socks to wear?
« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2008, 09:38:33 AM »
How did your baptism/chrismation go?

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