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Tim Hunt, Author at Hammond and Harper

Preparing for Priesthood

Tim Hunt on 21st September 2023

In this article, Priestly discusses his preparation for his ordination and gives advice on those who have just begun their own journey to a higher calling.

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Interesting Facts on Clerical Shirts and Collars

Tim Hunt on 13th March 2023

Depending on how familiar you are with clerical clothing, you may or may not be familiar on the reasons why clergy shirts are worn.  We take a look at some interesting facts on clerical shirts and collars to better understand the traditions and history of why clergy shirts are worn. In the case of religion, […]

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Evolution of Clerical Fashion: Formal, casual and everything in between

Tim Hunt on 5th January 2023

The evolution of clerical garbs and dresses has been in constant motion and has continued to change and evolve alongside contemporary fashion. Looking back through the decades lets us see how clerical outfitting has changed and where we may expect it to go in the future…

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Clerical Collars: Symbolism and Meaning

Tim Hunt on 11th August 2022

The clerical collar is an item adorned as part of Christian clerical clothing. The clerical collar is an item adorned as part of Christian clerical clothing. Clerical collars are detachable and the styling allows them inserted or buttoned onto a clergy shirt. They are often fastened by a few metal studs, attached at the front […]

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Short Sleeve Tonsure Shirts

Tim Hunt on 26th May 2022

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Clerical Garment Types and Care

Tim Hunt on 26th January 2022

Vestment is the term for a formal article of clothing that is worn by the people who conduct a worship service. Vestments originated as ordinary street clothes of the first century, but have more or less remained the same as clothing fashions have changed. Clerical is the term to describe the distinctive street clothing that clergy […]

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