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Can you wear red during Lent?
Last Updated: 3rd January, 2020
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Keeping this in view, is it okay to wear red to church?
Should I wear a red formal suit to Sunday church service? It depends on the church. Some churches consider red a color that is too vibrant, while others welcome personal expression. Wear them under a skirt or dress to ensure modesty.
Additionally, can you wear red on Good Friday? Worn on the feasts of martyrs as well as Palm Sunday, Pentecost, Good Friday and celebrations of Jesus Christ's passion. The cardinals wear red because they are considered the closest advisers to the pope and therefore should be ready to shed their blood for the church and Christ.
Moreover, is it OK to wear red on Easter?
Red represents sacrifice, blood, fire, and martyrdom. Such a vibrant color may seem like a harsh contrast against soft spring pastels, but you can pay homage to the hue first and foremost by dyeing red Easter eggs. Then, once you're finished, display them in a decorative glass bowl.
What does the color purple symbolize during Lent?
The colour purple Purple is used for two reasons: firstly because it is associated with mourning and so anticipates the pain and suffering of the crucifixion, and secondly because purple is the colour associated with royalty, and celebrates Christ's resurrection and sovereignty.