While both are deeply devoted a monk is a male member of a monastic order who has devoted his life for religious service. Yet a priest is a religious clergyman who is trained to perform services or sacrifices at a church or temple. Many monks take a vow of silence, while others focus on translating rare and ancient texts. They are figures of such historical importance that many people dress as them for Halloween or play the part of one in community theaters.
This Monk costume reflects a Benedictine monk’s habit, as they were the order that most often wore black robes as part of the sect. It is made from high-quality polyester, which is far more comfortable than the wool that traditional Benedictine monks wore. You can get it in standard adult and extra-large sizes.