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From Our Coats of Many Colors

Our Coats of Many Colors, a cottage industry run by a mom in Kansas with a team of six seamstresses, has been making beautiful and imaginative dress-up costumes for six years. They have recently added a line of religious costumes for children - priest outfits from three different orders: Jesuit, Benedictine and Franciscan. The costumes are sturdy (my children have been using these for YEARS and they've held up beautifully and wash quite easily), nicely detailed, and feature velcro to make dressing up easy for little ones. Great for All Saints' Day dress-up.

The Jesuit costume (pictured at right), comes in five sizes (XS, S, M, L, XL).

It includes a full-length black cassock and cincture (like a belt) and features a roman collar.
A row of buttons hides the easy-open velcro front of the cassock. The cincture also has a velcro-closure.
Some great Jesuits include:

  • St. Ignatius Loyola, founder
  • St. Francis Xavier
  • St. Isaac Jogues
  • St. Jean de Brebeuf
  • St. Edmund Campion
  • Pierre de Smet
  • Jaques Marquette
  • St. Robert Bellarmine
  • St. Peter Claver
  • St. Aloysius Gonzaga
  • Fr. Eusebio Kino
  • St. Paul Miki
  • St. Stanislaus Kostka
  • St. Claude de la Colombierre
  • St. Robert Southwell
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins

The Benedictine costume (pictured at right), and comes in five sizes (XS, S, M, L, XL).

It includes a full-length black cassock, hooded scapular and cincture (belt).
All pieces have a velcro-closure.
Some great Benedictines include:

  • St. Benedict, founder
  • St. Gregory the Great
  • St. Augustine of Canterbury
  • St. Boniface
  • St. Thomas Becket
  • St. Bede
  • St. Hermannus Contractus

The Franciscan costume (pictured at right), comes in five sizes (XS, S, M, L, XL).

It includes a full-length brown hooded cassock and rope belt.
Some great Franciscans include:

  • St. Francis, founder
  • St. Anthony of Padua
  • St. Bonaventure
  • St. Francis Solanus
  • St. Joseph of Cupertino
  • Blessed Junipero Serra
  • St. Padre Pio
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe

Their line has significantly grown over the years and includes many female saints as well.

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10-19-05, updated in 2008
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