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  • 1 Baptismal font — A baptismal font is an article of church furniture or a fixture used for the baptism of children and adults. Aspersion and aspersion fontsThe fonts of many Christian denominations are intended for baptisms using a non immersion method, such as… …

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  • 2 Metalwork —     Metalwork in the Service of the Church     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Metalwork in the Service of the Church          From the earliest days the Church has employed utensils and vessels of metal in its liturgical ceremonies …

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  • 3 font — n. 1. Baptismal vessel. 2. Fount, assortment of types …

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  • 4 Baptism — This article is about the Christian religious ceremony. For other uses, see Baptism (disambiguation). Baptism of Neophytes by Masaccio, 15th century, Brancacci Chapel, Florence.[ …

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  • 5 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 …

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  • 6 Roman Catholicism — the faith, practice, and system of government of the Roman Catholic Church. [1815 25] * * * Largest single Christian denomination in the world, with some one billion members, or about 18% of the world s population. The Roman Catholic church has… …

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  • 7 Confirmation — For other uses, see Confirmation (disambiguation). A bishop administering Confirmation. Rogier van der Weyden, The Seven Sacraments, 15th century. Confirmation is a rite of initiation in Christian churches, normally carried out through anointing… …

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  • 8 Gallican Rite — The Gallican Rite is a historical sub grouping of the Roman Catholic liturgy in western Europe; it is not a single rite but actually a family of rites within the Western Rite which comprised the majority use of most of Christianity in western… …

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  • 9 Anointing — The Anointing of David, from the Paris Psalter, 10th century (Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris). To anoint is to pour or smear with perfumed oil, milk, water, melted butter or other substances, a process employed ritually by many religions. People… …

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  • 10 Gallican rite — The Gallican Rite is a historical sub grouping of the Roman Catholic liturgy in western Europe; it is not a single rite but actually a family of rites within the Western Rite which comprised the majority use of most of Christianity in western… …

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  • 11 Baptistery — • The separate building in which the Sacrament of Baptism was once solemnly administered, or that portion of the church edifice later set apart for the same purpose Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Baptistery     Baptistery …

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  • 12 The Gallican Rite —     The Gallican Rite     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Gallican Rite     This subject will be treated under the following six heads:     I. History and Origin; II. MSS. and Other Sources; III. The Liturgical Year; IV. The Divine Office; V. The… …

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  • 13 Admiralty of Friesland — The Admiralty of Friesland or Frisian Admiralty (Dutch Admiraliteit van Friesland or Friese Admiraliteit ; Frisian Fryske Admiraliteit ) was one of the five admiralties of the Dutch Republic. Set up on 6 March 1596, it was dissolved in 1795… …

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

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  • 15 Oil of catechumens — Detail from the Seven Sacraments Altarpiece by Rogier van der Weyden. In the lower left the priest is anointing an infant before it is baptized. Oil of the Catechumens is the oil used in some traditional Christian churche …

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  • 16 Dove — • In Christian antiquity the dove appears as a symbol and as a Eucharistic vessel Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Dove     Dove     † …

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  • 17 Ship naming and launching — The ceremonies involved in naming and launching naval ships are based in traditions thousands of years old.Methods of launchThere are three principal methods of conveying a new ship from building site to water, only two of which are called… …

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  • 18 Ship's bell — A ship s bell is usually made of bronze, and often has the ship s name engraved or cast on it. The ship s cook (or his staff) traditionally has the job of shining the ship s bell. Strikes of a ship s bell are used to indicate the hour aboard a… …

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  • 19 Zosimos of Panopolis — was an Egyptian [citation|title=The Elements of Murder|first=John|last=Emsley|publisher=Oxford University Press|year=2005|isbn=0192805991|page=2] [cite web|author=Ahmad Y Hassan|title=Arabic Alchemy|url=http://www.history science… …

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  • 20 pre-Columbian civilizations — Introduction       the aboriginal American Indian (Mesoamerican Indian) cultures that evolved in Meso America (part of Mexico and Central America) and the Andean region (western South America) prior to Spanish exploration and conquest in the 16th …

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