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Symbols, Eucharistic

1910 New Catholic Dictionary

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Ears of wheat and clusters of grapes are often used as ornaments on altars and vestments. They are emblems of the Blessed Sacrament, the Body and Blood of Christ under the appearance of bread and wine. A chalice, often surmounted by a Host, is another symbol of the Eucharist.

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Entry for 'Symbols, Eucharistic'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ncd/​s/symbols-eucharistic.html. 1910.
 
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