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OF THE HABIT The habit of a Professed male member shall be a flax hooded cassock alb extending to the ankles; it shall be girded about by a cincture of black with the three-fold Vows represented by knots worn on the right side. There shall also be a black scapular to a point within the hem of the cassock alb. The cross of the Order of Saint Andrew shall be worn about the neck.

The habit of a Professed female member shall be a white alb extending to the ankles; it shall be girded about by a cincture of while with the three-fold Vows represented by knots on the right side. There shall be a black scapular extending to a point within the hem of the alb. The cross of the Order of Saint Andrew shall be worn about the neck. A black and white veil shall be worn on the head.

The habit of a male Novice shall be a flax, hooded alb girded about with a cincture of black. The cross of the Order of Saint Andrew shall also be worn.

The habit of a female Novice shall be a white alb girded about with a cincture of white. A black and white veil and the cross of the Order of Saint Andrew shall also be worn.

When not in habit, male members are encouraged to wear the cross of the Order of Saint Andrew with their clericals.

All Brothers and Sisters are encouraged to wear their crosses with street dress. The cross signifies membership in the Community.

Rosary beads, extending from the cincture, on the left side, are worn by both Novices and Professed Brothers and Sisters.

OF STREET DRESS
(The Work Habit)
The street dress of a Professed male member of the Order of Saint Andrew shall consist of clerical attire (black) and the cross. If not a Deacon or Priest, the collar shall have a black stripe in the center, running vertically.

Male members are encouraged to wear the "work habit", that is, clerical attire as herein described, as a witness to their Profession.

The street habit of a Professed female member is a brown dress, brown scapular, white blouse, the veil and cross of the order.

OF THE ORDER OF SAINT ANDREW AND THOSE OUTSIDE ITS LIFE We should never discuss personal problems or situations of a member with anyone outside the Order. Brothers and Sisters are cautioned not to gossip among themselves about other Brothers and Sisters. We are a family, and family matters are to be dealt with in the context of a loving, caring family. Nothing, other than our public service and duties to the Church, are of any interest to anyone outside the Order.
OF THE OFFICIANT AT THE OFFICES When members gather to say the Office, it is the responsibility of the senior member present either to officiate or to choose the officiant. The officiant is then responsible for choosing the lector(s).
OF THE TITLE BROTHER/SISTER Upon reception into the Novitiate, a Novice shall be entitled to use the title "Brother/Sister" and to sign their name followed by: n/OSA. A Professed member may sign their name followed by: OSA
OF PERSONAL RETREAT Thirty days before making First or Life Profession vows, a member should make a retreat.
OF SUPPORTING THE ORDER The Order of Saint Andrew joins the Church in affirming that all members should give a share of his/her wages to the Church and the Order.
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