The Consecration of a Cemetery

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 Cemetery

Description: This engraving is the first in a series of four that illustrates the consecration of a cemetery. Five crosses stand in the cemetery about to be consecrated: one in the center and one at the edge of the cemetery in the front, back and two sides of the cross in the center. Each has a small stand at its foot containing three candles.

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