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*[http://newadvent.org/cathen/01174a.htm Aër] from the ''[[Roman Catholic Church|Catholic]] Encyclopedia''
 
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The aer (Sl. vozdukh) is a veil used for covering the paten and chalice during and after the Eucharist. The priest shakes the aer over the chalice when the creed is read; this symbolizes the descent of the Holy Spirit. The aer also represents the shroud of Christ.

Aer on a Chalice and Discos

In the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, the aer covers the head of the priest during the Great Entrance.


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