The Consecration of a Portable Altar

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 Consecration of a Portable Altar

Description: This engraving illustrates the consecration of a portable altar. The bishop stands before the altar and with his right hand makes a sign of the cross on the top of the altar, first with holy water, then with the oil of catechumens.

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