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1. Chalice A golden or a silver vessel where it is put the holy wine and some water. In the Eucharist this is transferred to the Lord Jesus Christ's Blood. The chalice is put in a wooden box called the … 0.6 KB
2. Chancel A specific section for the deacons, in front of the Iconostasis.
3. Chrism (myron) A consecrated oil used in two sacraments, viz. at baptism and Chrism, as well as at the consecration of the Church and of the sacred vessels etc. The priest is allowed to anoint the newly-baptize… 0.9 KB
4. Chrismatory A small cruet, made of glass, earthenware, or metal, used as a receptacle for the holy Chrism. It is usually kept inside a locked wooden box, and placed in the sanctuary or close to the baptismal… 0.2 KB
5. Christian One who believes in Jesus Christ and who follows His teachings. A term first used at Antioch where the followers of Christ were so called.
6. Christian Name The name given and received in baptism.
7. Church It is the people's congregation, together with the clergy, as being Christ's Body. It is a one, holy, apostolic and universal (Catholic) community. It is God's house consecrated to worship.… 0.3 KB
8. Church (its' Sections) 1- The sanctuary where there is the altar. 2- The nave, divided into: a- The chancel. b- Believers chorus. c- The chorus of the catechumens (the narthex).
9. Church Triumphant The souls in Paradise who have perfect consummation and bliss in God's presence.
10. Church's Consecration The bishop consecrates the building through praying all the night long (vigil) together with the priests, deacons, and people. Thus the building is to be a church where the Lord of angels is glad of.
11. Church's Shape 1- In the shape of a ship, reminding us of Noah's ark. 2- Circular in shape as eternity is, having no beginning nor end. 3- In the shape of a cross. On top of it are semi-circular domes that r… 0.4 KB
12. Churching Of Women The act of thanksgiving that Christian women offer after childbirth. The custom, is based on the Jewish rite of Purification (Lev. 12. 6). Women cannot receive the Holy Communion before forty … 0.4 KB
 
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