Sunday, December 14, 2008

The Communion rail: how to veil it...


Some things a person has to be taught and evidently even many so-called "traditionalist" pastors and faithful don't even know about or remember this custom of the veiled communion rail.
Today it's a rare sight.
The veil is often attached in this manner in Italy - via little metal pegs. Stateside, there is often a little curtain rod in which the veil is tied to with little cloth ribbons.
Before Holy Communion the veil is put up over the rail and after it is let down again behind the rail. 100% pure linen, make it happen!

3 comments:

Jackie Parkes said...

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Anonymous said...

The most important point is that the communicants place their hands under the linen veil while receiving the Holy Eucharist.
BAMK

BAMK said...

The most important point of the veil is that the communicants place their hands under it while receiving the Holy Eucharist.
BAMK