Ablution of Hands
Ablution Of Hands is the washing of the priest's hands with water
(1) — before his assumption of the sacred vestmtents, preparatory to celebrating the Christian communions. The Roman Proeparatio ad Missam contains the following prayer: Cum lavat manus dicat; — Da, Domine, virtutem manibus meis ad abstergendam omnem maculam, Ut isine polltionie. mentis et corporis valeam tibi — servire."
(2.) The washing of the priest's hands during the celebration of the divine ministries. SEE LAVABO; SEE HANDS, WASHING OF THE.