I think the Orthodox might have us here too…

… first they trumped with the vestments during Vestment Week, and I dare say they may trump us again during Liturgical Head Gear Week with these fabulous hats.


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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13093937327145346752 nazareth priest

    Oh my, my, my…And I thought I was self-conscious in airports wearing a tunic and scapular!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14329907942477160166 John (Ad Orientem)

    The headgear from the clergy on the left appears to be from the later (Eastern) Roman Empire.. I have never seen clergy wearing such during any liturgical functions though.In ICXCJohn

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11544682350629002025 Niall Mor

    I was going to say something but it was way too snarky. Have you ever seen a Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Honor Guard? Now THOSE are some funky hats! :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14329907942477160166 John (Ad Orientem)

    I note the explanation on the source page which partly confirms my suspicions. In ICXCJohn

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05301155340062218670 Fr. Gary V.

    The headgear on the left looks like Chinese men during the Ming or Han Dynasty.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01469622835449220113 Dymphna

    They look like real butt kickers for the Lord.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12419372059353408855 rightwingprof

    Sometimes, things go out of fashion for a reason — this is an example.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07835150057881066641 Mary Ellen

    I guess they can come in handy when having a bad hair day…or maybe the bad hair would be better. Yikes!

  • http://cathcandy.wordpress.com/ cathcandy

    Starfruit on the left, Pith helmets on the right.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00545007311477914240 KonaCoffee

    I agree with "ringhtwingprof." The only way to describe these things is goofy!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11740482509910163332 Gail F

    Those hats on the left are the weirdest looking things I've ever seen.