Consecration of a Bishop

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: Consecration of a Bishop

Description: This engraving is the tenth in a series of twelve illustrating the consecration of a new bishop. With a lit candle in his hand, the bishop-elect kneels before the presiding bishop. Assistant priests stand in the background, carrying the loaves of bread and kegs of wine that will be used during the Mass that concludes the consecration.

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