Definition of Humeral veil
1. Noun. A vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl.
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Literary usage of Humeral veil
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"MICHAEL Отт. humeral veil.—This is the name given to a cloth of rectangular ... The humeral veil is worn so as to cover the back and shoulders—hence its ..."
2. A Glossary of Ecclesiastical Terms by Orby Shipley (1872)
"humeral veil. Veil, Paten, v. Vai 2. Veiling the Altar. A custom in England and some parts of France during I.ent, when a veil was hung between the altar ..."
3. Journal of Theological Studies (1903)
"Several differences from the Sarum rite are indicated, the acolyte with humeral veil ministers the ablutions, the Subdeacon, who is busy moving the desk to ..."
4. Notes on the rubrics of the Roman Ritual. [With] by James O'Kane (1867)
"with the humeral veil,1 he gives the benediction, making the sign of the cross in the manner before explained.2 On this occasion, however, after moving the ..."
5. Sede Vacante: Being a Diary Written During the Conclave of 1903, with by Hartwell de la Garde Grissell (1903)
"The Sub-Deacon then went to the Credence of the Papal Sacristan, Mgr. Pifferi, and, putting on a humeral veil, he carried the burse with the corporal, ..."