Vessels, Consecration of Sacred

Sacred vessels are anointed with holy Chrism, thus they are not used except in God's service at church.

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  • Consecration — • An act by which a thing is separated from a common and profane to a sacred use, or by which a person or thing is dedicated to the service and worship of God by prayers, rites, and ceremonies Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Consecration — For other uses, see Consecration (disambiguation). Consecrate redirects here. For the 1995 hardcore album, see Consecrate (album). Consecration is the solemn dedication to a special purpose or service, usually religious. The word consecration… …   Wikipedia

  • Consecration — to make sacred, the separation of a thing or person for divine service; 1) of the Eucharist, the act whereby the bread and wine become the body and blood of Christ; 2) of bishops, the conferrring of the character of the office by bishops to… …   Medieval glossary

  • Consecration — The dedication of a person (ordination of clergymen) or thing (churches, altars, sacred vessels etc.. ) to divine service. The act whereby the elements of bread and wine in the Eucharist become the Body and Blood of Christ …   Dictionary of church terms

  • Altar Vessels — • The chalice is the cup in which the wine and water of the Eucharistic Sacrifice is contained Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Altar Vessels     Altar Vessels      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Dedication — For other uses, see Dedication (disambiguation). Dedication is the act of consecrating an altar, temple, church or other sacred building. It also refers to the inscription of books or other artifacts when these are specifically addressed or… …   Wikipedia

  • Altar (Catholicism) — High altar of St. Michael s Church, Munich. In the liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church, the altar is where the Sacrifice of the Mass is offered. Mass may sometimes be celebrated outside a sacred place, but never without an altar, or at least an… …   Wikipedia

  • Altar — For other uses, see Altar (disambiguation). Detail from Religion, Charles Sprague Pearce (1896). Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C …   Wikipedia

  • Chalice — • Occupies the first place among sacred vessels, and by a figure of speech the material cup is often used as if it were synonymous with the Precious Blood itself Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Chalice     Chalice …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • HEKDESH — (Heb. הֶקְדֵשׁ), consecrated property, property dedicated to the needs of the temple ; in post talmudic times the term hekdesh without qualification (setam hekdesh) came to mean property set aside for charitable purposes or for the fulfillment of …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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