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St. Thomas More Church Sanctuary:

St. Thomas More Church Sanctuary

A –

Processional Cross. This is the base where the Cross Bearer will place the Processional Cross.

B –

Ambo (or pulpit) All readings during the Mass are done from here.

C –

Left side server station. This is where the two Candle Bearers will sit.

D –

This is the Credence Table. All of the sacred vessels and linens used during Mass are placed here. They are moved to the Altar during the liturgy of the Eucharist.

E –

This is the Main Altar. The liturgy of the Eucharist takes place on the Altar. The altar is always treated with respect.

F –

This is the Tabernacle. The Holy Eucharist is kept inside.

G –

This is the Sanctuary Lamp. A single candle in red glass that is positioned near the tabernacle. It reminds us of the presence of the reserved Holy Eucharist in the Tabernacle.

H –

Stand that holds the Thurible (censer) and Boat

I –

Right side server station. This is where the Cross Bearer will sit.

J –

Deacon's Chair

K –

This is a Lectern. It is used when there is no server to hold the Missal.

L –

This is the Celebrant's Chair. The priest who is celebrating Mass will sit here.









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