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Altar Server Formation - Items Used in Church

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Altar Server Formation - Items Used in Church

  1. 1. OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL PARISH WENTWORTHVILLE
  2. 2. Altar Servers Formation Workshop Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Wentworthville
  3. 3. ITEMS USED IN THE CHURCH
  4. 4. SANCTUARY <ul><li>A sacred part of the church </li></ul><ul><li>The ambo, altar and presidential chair are all found here </li></ul>
  5. 5. ALTAR <ul><li>The table where the Eucharist is celebrated </li></ul><ul><li>Is a symbol of (and represents) Jesus Christ </li></ul>
  6. 6. SACRAMENTARY <ul><li>Sometimes called the Missal or Altar Missal </li></ul><ul><li>Has all the prayers used by the priest at Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Is used at the altar and the presidential chair </li></ul>
  7. 7. HOST <ul><li>The consecrated Body of Christ </li></ul>
  8. 8. PATEN <ul><li>Plate or bowl that contains the host, the consecrated Body of Christ </li></ul>Paten
  9. 9. CHALICE <ul><li>Cup that contains the Blood of Christ </li></ul>Chalice
  10. 10. PURIFICATOR <ul><li>Also called a purifier </li></ul><ul><li>A cloth used to wipe the chalice every time someone drinks from it </li></ul>
  11. 11. CIBORIUM <ul><li>A container that holds the Body of Christ </li></ul><ul><li>Usually used when keeping hosts in the tabernacle </li></ul>
  12. 12. CORPORAL <ul><li>Name comes from Latin word “corpus”, meaning “body” </li></ul><ul><li>Chalice and paten are placed on it during Mass </li></ul><ul><li>They catch any particles of the Blessed Sacrament that may fall from the chalice or paten </li></ul>
  13. 13. CRUET <ul><li>Small jug that contains water or wine for Mass </li></ul>
  14. 14. LAVABO BOWL AND TOWEL <ul><li>The bowl the priest uses to wash his hands as he prepares the gifts </li></ul><ul><li>When he washes his hands, he prepares for the eucharistic prayer and asks God to wash away his sins </li></ul>
  15. 15. AMBO <ul><li>Also called a lectern </li></ul><ul><li>The place where the readers, deacon and priest proclaim the readings during Mass </li></ul>
  16. 16. LECTIONARY <ul><li>Has all the scripture readings used in the Church </li></ul>
  17. 17. BOOK OF GOSPELS <ul><li>Has all the Gospel readings used at Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Used by the deacon when there is one </li></ul><ul><li>Usually processed to the ambo during the Gospel acclamation </li></ul>
  18. 18. PRESIDENTIAL CHAIR <ul><li>The chair on which the presider sits </li></ul>
  19. 19. CRUCIFIX <ul><li>A cross with the figure of Jesus on it </li></ul>
  20. 20. CREDENCE TABLE <ul><li>Kept to one side in the sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>All the things needed for Mass are kept there when they are not needed at the altar </li></ul>
  21. 21. TABERNACLE <ul><li>The place where we keep the Blessed Sacrament, that is, the consecrated bread that is Jesus </li></ul>Tabernacle
  22. 22. TABERNACLE LAMP <ul><li>Lamp that is kept burning to show that the Blessed Sacrament is present in the tabernacle </li></ul><ul><li>When the tabernacle is in the sanctuary, this lamp may be called a sanctuary lamp </li></ul>Tabernacle Lamp
  23. 23. PROCESSIONAL CROSS <ul><li>Carried into the church at the front of a procession </li></ul><ul><li>It reminds us that Jesus died for us, and is the most well-known symbol of our faith and our Church </li></ul>
  24. 24. PROCESSIONAL CANDLES <ul><li>Carried either side of the cross in the entrance procession </li></ul><ul><li>Used in other processions, and during the proclamation of the Gospel </li></ul>
  25. 25. INCENSE <ul><li>Grains that are sprinkled onto burning charcoal </li></ul><ul><li>Makes clouds of sweet smelling smoke </li></ul><ul><li>A reminder that our prayers rise up to God </li></ul>Incense
  26. 26. THURIBLE <ul><li>The vessel where we place the incense on glowing charcoal so it can burn and be used during Mass </li></ul>Thurible
  27. 27. INCENSE BOAT <ul><li>Holds incense that is used in the thurible during Mass </li></ul>Incense Boat
  28. 28. FONT <ul><li>Pool of water where people are baptised </li></ul>
  29. 29. PASCHAL CANDLE <ul><li>Is a symbol of Jesus, the Light of the World, who rose from the dead </li></ul><ul><li>It is used at baptisms and funerals </li></ul><ul><li>It stands in the sanctuary during the Easter season, then is kept near the baptismal font </li></ul>
  30. 30. ALB <ul><li>Long white linen tunic </li></ul><ul><li>Comes from Latin word “albus”, meaning “white” </li></ul><ul><li>Can be worn by anyone who is baptised </li></ul>Alb
  31. 31. STOLE <ul><li>A coloured vestment worn around the neck </li></ul><ul><li>It shows that the priest is celebrating one of the sacraments </li></ul><ul><li>It also shows he has the duty to preach the Word of God </li></ul>Stole
  32. 32. CHASUBLE <ul><li>A coloured vestment that looks like a poncho </li></ul><ul><li>Is worn over the top of the other vestments </li></ul><ul><li>It shows that the priest is celebrating Mass </li></ul>Chasuble
  33. 33. CINCTURE <ul><li>A rope belt </li></ul>Cincture
  34. 34. HUMERAL VEIL <ul><li>Long, rectangular garment, held together at the front with a clasp </li></ul><ul><li>Used by the priest or deacon when he carries a ciborium or monstrance with the Body of Christ in it </li></ul><ul><li>Usually worn with a cope </li></ul>Humeral Veil Cope
  35. 35. MONSTRANCE <ul><li>A metal container on a stand that holds and displays a host </li></ul><ul><li>Used at exposition and benediction of the Blessed Sacrament </li></ul>
  36. 36. STATIONS OF THE CROSS <ul><li>They are usually images placed around the church </li></ul><ul><li>These images usually show the final events in Jesus’ life, including his death and burial </li></ul>
  37. 37. SACRISTY <ul><li>The room where the priest and servers prepare themselves for Mass </li></ul>
  38. 38. OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL PARISH WENTWORTHVILLE

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