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Solemn High Mass Vestment Sets

Solemn Mass (Latin: missa solemnis), sometimes also referred to as Solemn High Mass or simply High Mass, is, when used not merely as a description, the full ceremonial form of the Tridentine Mass, celebrated by a priest with a deacon and a subdeacon, requiring most of the parts of the Mass to be sung, and the use of incense.

The term "High Mass" is also used in the United States to describe the more common Missa Cantata, which lacks deacon and subdeacon and some of the ceremonies connected with them. The terms Solemn Mass, Solemn High Mass, and High Mass are also often used within Anglo-Catholicism in which the ceremonial and, usually, the text, are based on those of the Tridentine Mass. This article deals with Solemn Mass as celebrated according to the Tridentine use.

These terms distinguish the form in question from that of Low Mass and Missa Cantata.

The parts assigned to the deacon and subdeacon are often done by Priests in vestments proper to those roles.

NECS are now able to offer the complete High Mass package saving you £££'s against when buying the items individually.  Many individual garments can also be matched to enable you to make up your own High Mass Set too.  Below is a sample range that we can offer, but don't forget, we can also make your own bespoke set.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE WHEN ORDERING...

Leadtime up to circa 4-6 weeks depending on time of year/workload in the workshop

 

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Damask High Mass Set - CHMS16a


A complete Solemn High Mass set including Roman Chasuble & Stole, 1 x Dalmatic with Deacon Stole, 1 x Tunicle, Ornate, Traditional Roman style Cope, Humeral Veil, 3 x Maniple, Chalice Veil & Burse.

All in matching damask fabric with intricate detailing, contrasting gold edgings and lined and inner-lined in contrasting sateen/cotton.  Embroidery is gold.  (Dalmatic & Tunicle use woven panels, not embroidered)  A very high quality set at a great price. 

 

Also available in the colours shown below:

Latin & Gothic Style High Mass Vestment Sets

Red
Green
Purple
White
Gold
Rose Pink
Cream
Black
blue

Damask High Mass Set - CHMS2-R25


A fabric of damask, Latin styled complete High Mass set in beautiful damask fabric and lined in sateen to add drape, weight and protection to each garment.

The set is made to order and includes 1 x Roman Fiddleback style Chasuble with Roman Stole, 1 x Roman style open side Dalmatic with Deacon Stole, 1 x Roman style open side Tunicle, 1 x Ornate and traditional styled Roman Cope with front centre fastening, 3 x Maniples, 1 x Chalice Veil, 1 x Burse and 1 x Humeral Veil.

 

Available in an array of other colours too as below:

Red
Green
Purple
White
Gold
Rose Pink
Cream
Black
blue

Damask High Mass Set - CHMS4-R16


An ornate and sought after, Latin styled complete High Mass set made from a stunning damask fabric, lined in coordinating sateen lining fabric to add drape, weight and protection to each garment.

The set is made to order and includes 1 x Roman Fiddleback style Chasuble with Roman Stole, 2 x Roman style open side Dalmatics with Deacon Stoles, 1 x Ornate and traditional styled Roman Cope with front centre fastening, 3 x Maniples, 1 x Chalice Veil, 1 x Burse and 1 x Humeral Veil - all as shown. 

Can also be made in all liturgical colours. 

Red
Green
Purple
White
Gold
Rose Pink
Cream
Black
blue

Damask High Mass Set - CHMS-B1-25

 

A white damask, basic High Mass set in the traditional Latin style and offered in white fabric with linings in white and white velvet panels.  Gold braid trim adorn the exterior of the garments with the Humeral Veil, Burse, Maniple and Chalice Veil featuring golden thread embroidery.

The set is made to order and includes 1 x Roman Fiddleback style Chasuble with Roman Stole, 1 x Roman style open side Dalmatic with Deacon Stole, 1 x Roman style open side Tunicle, 1 x Ornate and traditional styled Roman Cope with front centre fastening, 3 x Maniples, 1 x Chalice Veil, 1 x Burse and 1 x Humeral Veil - all as shown.

Brocade High Mass Set - CHMS-294

 

A limited edition silk content brocade Solumn High Mass Set in the traditional Latin style.  Decorative golden brocade fabric with red orphrey panels featuring gold decoration

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The set is made to order and includes 1 x Roman Fiddleback style Chasuble with Roman Stole, 2 x Roman style open side Dalmatics with Deacon Stoles, 1 x Ornate and traditional styled Roman Cope with front centre fastening, 3 x Maniples, 1 x Chalice Veil, 1 x Burse and 1 x Humeral Veil - all as shown.

All made to order

Brocade High Mass Set - CHMS-294BH

 

A limited edition silk content brocade Solumn High Mass Set in the traditional Latin style.  Decorative brocade fabric with braid finish featuring gold decoration

The set is made to order and includes 1 x Roman Fiddleback style Chasuble with Roman Stole, 2 x Roman style open side Dalmatics with Deacon Stoles, 1 x Ornate and traditional styled Roman Cope with front centre fastening, 3 x Maniples, 1 x Chalice Veil, 1 x Burse and 1 x Humeral Veil - all as shown.

Available in Purple/Gold, Red/Gold, Green/Gold, White/Gold

All made to order

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Semi Gothic Style High Mass Vestment Sets

Damask High Mass Set - GHMS1-16

 

Complete Semi Gothic style High Mass set including Gothic Chasuble & Stole, 1 x Dalmatic with Deacon Stole, 1 x Tunicle,  Ornate Traditional Roman style Cope, Humeral Veil, 3 x Maniple, Chalice Veil & Burse.

All in matching Damask fabric with intricate detailing, contrasting gold edgings and lined and inner-lined in contrasting red.  Embroidery is gold.  A very high quality set at a great price. 

 

Colours available as below:

Red
Green
Purple
White
Gold
Rose Pink
Cream
Black
blue

Damask High Mass Set - GHMS-201-25

 

(Shown in Golden damask)...

A  beautiful Semi Gothic High Mass Set in brocade damask fabric with contrasting orphreys.  Shown in gold above but we can make any colour as shown below.  Fully lined in cotton sateen lining to add drape, weight and protection to each item.

Set includes:
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Chasuble with Stole, Maniple, Chalice Veil & Burse.
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Dalmatic with matching Deacon Stole and Maniple
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Tunicle and Maniple
1 x Lined, Humeral Veil.
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic Style Cope with matching Stole.

Red
Green
Purple
White
Gold
Rose Pink
Cream
Black
blue

Damask High Mass Set - GHMS-579

 

(Shown in Golden damask)...

A beautiful Semi Gothic High Mass Set in golden brocade damask fabric with contrasting deep red velvet orphreys upon which gold thread Celtic style embroidery is applied.    Fully lined in cotton sateen lining to add drape, weight and protection to each item.

Set includes:
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Chasuble with Stole, Maniple, Chalice Veil & Burse.
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Dalmatic with matching Deacon Stole and Maniple
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Tunicle and Maniple
1 x Lined, Humeral Veil.
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic Style Cope with matching Stole.

Damask High Mass Set - GHM16


A beautiful Semi Gothic High Mass Set in gold brocade damask fabric.  Shown in gold above but we can make any colour as shown below.  Fully lined in cotton sateen lining to add drape, weight and protection to each item.

(Shown in gold - left)

Set includes:
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Chasuble with Stole, Maniple, Chalice Veil & Burse.
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Dalmatic with matching Deacon Stole and Maniple
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Tunicle and Maniple
1 x Lined, Humeral Veil.
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic Style Cope with matching Stole.

Red
Green
Purple
White
Gold
Rose Pink
Cream
Black
blue

Brocade High Mass Set - GHM142


A beautiful Semi Gothic High Mass Set in a light cream/gold brocade fabric with a deep red velvet orphrey finish.  Fully lined in cotton sateen lining to add drape, weight and protection to each item.

Chasuble with Y orphreys.

Set includes:1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic Y style Chasuble with Stole, Maniple, Chalice Veil & Burse. 1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Dalmatic with matching Deacon Stole and Maniple. 1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Tunicle and Maniple. 1 x Lined, Humeral Veil. 1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic Style Cope with matching Stole.

Funeral Mass Vestment Sets - includes Funeral Pall

Damask Funeral Mass Set - FMS001


A beautiful Semi Gothic Funeral Mass Set in white damask fabric with black/gold brocade panels and finish

 

Fully lined in cotton sateen lining to add drape, weight and protection to each item.

Set includes:1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Chasuble with Priest Stole.1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Dalmatic with matching Deacon Stole1 x Unlined Funeral Pall (Coffin Pall)1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic Style Cope with matching Stole, Burse, Chalice Veil and 2 x Maniples

Damask Funeral Mass Set - FMS002


A beautiful Semi Gothic Funeral Mass Set in cream damask fabric with gold cross embroidery to complete.

 

Fully lined in cotton sateen lining to add drape, weight and protection to each item.

Set includes:
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Chasuble with Priest Stole. 1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Dalmatic with matching Deacon Stole.  1 x Unlined Funeral Pall (Coffin Pall),  1 x Lined Humeral Veil,  1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic Style Cope with matching Stole, Burse, Chalice Veil and 2 x Maniples

Marian High Mass Vestment Set

Damask Marian High Mass Set - MHMS-001


A beautiful Gothic High Mass Set in White damask fabric with blue velvet panels and orphreys upon which we embroider gold and blue Marian style ornate thread work.

 

Fully lined in cotton sateen lining to add drape, weight and protection to each item.

Set includes:
1 x Lined, Gothic style Chasuble with Priest Stole - Main celebrant

1 x Lined, Gothic style Chasuble with Priest Stole - Concelebrant

2 x Lined, Semi-Gothic style Dalmatic with matching Deacon Stole

4 x Maniples

1 x Chalice Veil & Matching Burse

1 x Lined Humeral Veil
1 x Lined, Semi-Gothic Style Cope with matching Stole.

1 x Bishop Marian Mitre (Optional)

Includes 2 x Chasubles & 2 x Dalmatics with optional Mitre

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