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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Communion Paten

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A saucer-shaped vessel resembling the paten used at the Mass, but usually with a handle. It is held under the chin of the communicant, to guard against the dropping of the Sacred Host. It is not blessed.

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Entry for 'Communion Paten'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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