The Dedication or Consecration of a Church

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: The Dedication or Consecration of a Church

Description: This engraving is the last of seventeen illustrating the dedication or consecration of a church. The bishop sanctifies the altar by making the sign of the cross on it with holy oil in several places, including the top and foundation of the altar.

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