washing of hands before and after Mass


A rubric of the Roman Missal directs the celebrating priest to wash his hands in the sacristy before he puts on his vestments.

MLA Citation

  • Father James J McGovern. “washing of hands before and after Mass”. Catholic Pocket Dictionary, 1906. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 November 2019. Web. 8 March 2021. <>