Ordination of Priests

Book Title: Sacrarvm caeremoniarvm sive Ritvvm ecclesiasticorvm S. Rom. ecclesiae. : libri tres

Author: Patrizi Piccolomini, Agostino, ca. 1435-1496

Image Title: Ordination of Priests

Description: This engraving illustrates one aspect of ordination to the priesthood: the bishop, with attendants standing by his side, holds out a chalice and paten (a plate used to hold the host during Eucharist) to the newly ordained priest. The image is flanked by an ornamental border.

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