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1910 New Catholic Dictionary


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(Latin: oblatum, offering)

The offering of the altar bread about to be consecrated. It is placed on the paten and raised aloft by the priest with his eyes on the crucifix. If other particles are to be consecrated, they should be placed on the corporal, or in a ciborium resting on the corporal, as for their valid consecration the priest makes the intention of consecrating all that are so placed.

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Entry for 'Oblation'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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