Stole

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The stole is a liturgical vestment of the Western Rites. It is a narrow band of colored cloth worn about the neck hanging down, underneath the Eucharistic vestment. It is comparable to the orarion and the epitrachelion of the Eastern Rites.

Method of wear

The method of wear denotes the office: straight down for bishop, crossed at the breast for priest, crossed at the side for deacon.

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