Humeral Veil

Veil Humeral VeilThis is a long narrow shawl-like vestment used at Benediction. The humeral veil is also used in Solemn High Mass by the subdeacon in order to hide the paten. The humeral veil has its origins in the Jewish prayer veil used by Jewish men and undoubtedly worn by Christ  our High Priest and His Holy Apostles. Read More