chalice veil

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A square of material, normally of the same colour as the Eucharistic vestments, for some cents. used in the W. to cover the chalice and paten during the parts of the Mass when they were not in use, i.e. until the offertory and after the ablutions. The 1970 Roman Missal makes no mention of the chalice veil.

Subjects: Christianity.

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