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 fourth in a series of four that illustrates the consecration of a cemetery. In this engraving, the bishop blesses each cross with incense from the thurible and then places a lit candle at the top of the vertical post and two more candles at each end of the horizontal beam.

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