Lesser Schema

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Mantle (vesture) - Monastics
... by Orthodox Christian monks and nuns of the Lesser Schema and Great Schema ... the Greek practice the use of the mantle by those of the Lesser Schema is less common ... to the mantle The mantle is bestowed upon a monk when he becomes as Stavrophore (Lesser Schema), for which reason this rank of monk is sometimes referred to as a "mantle monk" ...

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