The Blessing of an Abbot

Book Title: Pontificale Romanum ad omnes pontificias ceremonias, quibus nunc utitur sacrosancta Romana ecclesia, accommodatum. Nonnullis insuper, que in antea impressis non habentur accuratissime auctum .Ac in tres partes distinctum. : quarum prima personarum, secunda rerum consecrationes, et benedictiones continet : tertia vero quedam ecclesiastica officia, et alia multa comprehendit, que in sequenti tabula, versa pagina monstrantur. Nuper summa diligentia reuisum, emendatum, & impressum

Author: Catholic Church

Image Title: The Blessing of an Abbot

Description: This engraving is the second in a series of nine illustrating the blessing of an abbot. The bishop, now seated and wearing his miter, sprinkles vestments with holy water, gives them to the monk, to replace the secular clothing he had been wearing.

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