Ordination of Acolytes

Book Title: Pontificale Romanum ad omnes pontificias ceremonias, quibus nunc utitur sacrosancta Romana ecclesia, accommodatum. Nonnullis insuper, que in antea impressis non habentur accuratissime auctum .Ac in tres partes distinctum. : quarum prima personarum, secunda rerum consecrationes, et benedictiones continet : tertia vero quedam ecclesiastica officia, et alia multa comprehendit, que in sequenti tabula, versa pagina monstrantur. Nuper summa diligentia reuisum, emendatum, & impressum

Author: Catholic Church

Image Title: Ordination of Acolytes

Description: This engraving illustrates ordination to the minor order of acolyte, the fourth of seven ordinations culminating in full priesthood. Seated on his throne and surrounded by attendant priests, the bishop offers a candle to the ordainee kneeling before him.

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