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maniple

A handful; little used in the working medical parlance.
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A maniple is a vestment worn by a priest celebrating the Eucharist, consisting of a strip hanging from the left arm, symbolic of the toils of priestly life.
When Carthusian nuns receive the consecration of virgin, in a ceremony led by a priest or bishop, they are presented with the stole, maniple, and cross as well as the veil, ring, and crown.
The parish priests wear cassocks, birettas, and fiddleback vestments, and they know what to do with an amice, maniple, and cincture.
As a result, Thompson recuperated in the country and wrote "Ode to the Setting Sun" with lines that presaged what was to come later: It is the falling star that trials the light, It is the breaking wave that hath the might, The passing shower that rain bows maniple.
You can see the chasuble, one dalmatic and a maniple, part of the only set of English High Mass vestments that survive complete, at Towneley Hall today, and next to them, every All Souls Day, we latter day members of the family gather together to offer up Mass for our dead relations.
What's next, the return of the amice, maniple and biretta?
In all, priests wore the amice, alb, cincture, maniple, stole, and chasuble.
For those unfortunates who can't tell the difference between a labyrinth and a maniple, the former is an intricate structure of interconnecting passages through which it is difficult to find one's way.
Some items not thought about since my Catholic childhood of the '40s and '50s were present: AMICE, CINCTURE, Maniple - vestments as altar boy I handed to the priest in the sacristy before daybreak Mass.
I was wondering, is there much money to be made in the used maniple market?
McBrien likes to say "it's got everything in it from maniple to the theology of grace." This Catholic encyclopedia has entries on virtually every aspect of Catholicism: liturgy, saints, sacraments, history, art, architecture, music, literature, theology, spirituality, doctrine, devotions, canon law, religious orders, the Bible, culture, church structures, organizations, ministries.
Why, for example, could we not at least think about bringing back the maniple?