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Catholic Word of the Day: ANTEPENDIUM, 03-14-13
| Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
Posted on 03/14/2013 8:43:15 AM PDT by Salvation
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The curtain or hanging covering the front of the altar from the tabletop to the floor. It is often decorated or richly embroidered. (Etym. Latin ante- before + pendens, hanging, suspended.)
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Does your Novus Ordo altar have one of these?
posted on 03/14/2013 8:43:15 AM PDT
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