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Reading the Sanctuary Part 2

Continuing the article  on this subject featuring St Francis de Sales and All Souls, Devonport (pictured next page) begun in the March issue. The General Instruction requires that there “be a cross, with the figure of Christ crucified upon it, either on the altar or near it, where it is clearly visible to the assembled […]

Reading the Sanctuary — Part 1

Sacred buildings and requisites for divine worship should be truly worthy and beautiful and be signs and symbols of heavenly realities. (General Instruction of the Roman Missal: NZ Edition, 288) The sanctuary is the place where the altar stands, the Word of God is proclaimed, and the Priest, the Deacon, and the other ministers exercise […]