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(RNS) In her simple, white linen dress, Stacey Robinson says she can heighten her experience of atonement and renewal. “I can stand now, ready, clean ... to reach out to God as God reaches out to me."

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  1. Interesting and nice reasons for the symbolism. The Asian populations have considered white the appropriate color of mourning and death for centuries. With Vatican II, there came the widespread disappearance of black vestments in Roman Catholic churches for funerals and Good Friday, using white instead. Somehow in our culture, I still think that black conveys the message better.