Habit & Fried Egg
Neither Father Sill (TIME, March 23) nor any other members of the Protestant Episcopal monastic Order of the Holy Cross wear a "white cassock."
What the members of this Order wear is a modified Dominican habit. This consists of a tunic, fastened with a black girdle (having three knots at the ends, signifying the three-fold vows of poverty, chastity and obedience), a scapulary, and over all a mantle and hood. The indoor habit (with the exception of the girdle) is white. When a monk leaves the monastery he wears...