Water, Holy, Fonts
Water, Holy, Fonts
Vessels intended for the use of holy water

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  • Holy Water — • In the earliest Christian times, water was used for expiatory and purificatory purposes, to a way analogous to its employment under the Jewish Law Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Holy Water     Holy Water …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Holy Water Fonts — • Vessels intended for the use of holy water Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Holy Water Fonts     Holy Water Fonts     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Baptism — • One of the Seven Sacraments of the Christian Church; frequently called the first sacrament , the door of the sacraments , and the door of the Church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Baptism     Baptism …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • metalwork — metalworker, n. /met l werrk /, n. objects made of metal. [1840 50; METAL + WORK] * * * Useful and decorative objects fashioned of various metals. The oldest technique is hammering. After с 2500 BC, casting was also used, molten metal being… …   Universalium

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