A place in a church set apart for the administration of confirmation

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.

     Catholic_Encyclopedia Chrismarium
    (1) A place in a church set apart for the administration of confirmation.
    (2) An ampulla or jar, globular in form, usually made of silver or pewter, and used for containing the holy oils. See CHRISMAL.

The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. — New York: Robert Appleton Company. . 1910.

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