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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

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A symbol of victory, belonging to military saints and to missionaries, and associated in Christian art with

  • Our Saviour after His Resurrection indicative of his victory over death
  • Saint Ansano
  • Saint Felix of Valois
  • Saint George
  • Saint Hubert
  • Saint Joan of Arc
  • Saint Julian
  • Saint Maurice and Companions
  • Michael the Archangel
  • Saint Reparata
  • Saint Ursula

It is the emblem and symbol of temporal victory, and of spiritual victory over sin, death, and idolatry. During a sermon, when the Blessed Sacrament is exposed, a banner is placed before it.

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Entry for 'Banner'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/b/banner.html. 1910.

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