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1910 New Catholic Dictionary


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A vessel intended to contain and expose a sacred relic. It often resembles a small ostensorium. In some European churches reliquaries are very large and sometimes immovable, containing many relics. There is a special blessing in the Ritual for reliquaries.

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

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