altar cloth

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altar cloth

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the cloth used for covering an altar: often applied also to the frontal
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As a church member, she worked in the soup kitchen cooking lunches for the poor at Jeremiah's Inn, maintained the priest's vestments and altar linens.
Meanwhile the diocesan finance committee learned that Braxton had used some $8,000 from funds set aside for the Propagation of the Faith to buy Mass vestments and altar linens from an exclusive provider in Chicago.
The reason being is that most priests were of the Irish persuasion and red wines "stained" the altar linens.
Vladimir's war diary the word on the empty box: important (all the boxes empty) all important) in the leather valise, a Dominican habit, altar linens, old bars of soap, the clothing of a railway conductor wrapped in issues of Rude Pravo moths for curtains, a blizzard of moths from a trunk's maw, gold attic shafts of spirit in the diary ".
Virginia was a member of Christ the King Church and volunteered for many years caring for altar linens used during Mass.
Historically, there have always been handcrafts at the heart of the church, such as the tapestries, vestments, and altar linens so often made by religious women for liturgical purposes.