for the Use of the Cappa Magna by the Archfather
cappa magna of the archfather is in red, with a train of 21 feet. The
winter hood is in the style of a cappuccio, as is used in the
Patriarchate, long, in white fur with a red hood. The summer hood is
similar, but of regular length and in red cloth.
Archfather wears the cappa magna only on the following occasions:
Vigil of Christmas
the Sacred Triduum (except before and during the mass of Holy Thursday)
of the Dead
Wednesday and Penitential Rites
solemn matins throughout the year
of the occasions on which the cappa magna is worn, it is always worn
by the Archfather with the hood up over the head.
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