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Sunday, April 15, 2012

Ta Hagia; Sancta


The holy things (ta hagia; sancta) 

St. John's Catholic Church Fryburg ohio

2 comments:

Kelline said...

What is this beautiful item, Russ?

Russ Martin (AKA "Steeple Chaser") said...

Kelline,

The is the Tabernacle that holds the Eucharist for the Catholic Mass.

A tabernacle is the fixed, locked box in which, in some Christian churches, the Eucharist is "reserved" (stored). A less obvious container, set into the wall, is called an aumbry.