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Catholic Word of the Day: CUBICULA, 03-25-14
| Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
Posted on 03/25/2014 8:11:17 AM PDT by Salvation
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Burial chambers in the Roman catacombs. Usually hewn out of rock along the passages, they were open on two sides. Horizontal tiers of such niches rose to the ceiling. Thousands of them have been excavated. (Etym. Latin cubiculum, apartment for residing or sleeping, a resting place.)
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Some catacomb history
posted on 03/25/2014 8:11:17 AM PDT
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posted on 03/25/2014 8:14:19 AM PDT
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Interesting. Good to know.
posted on 03/25/2014 11:17:36 AM PDT
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