Altar-cross

Altar-Cross

a cross of precious or other metal placed behind the centre of an altar to signify that every grace and blessing bestowed upon the faithful is given for and through the death of our Lord upon the cross of Calvary. In recent times a figure of Jesus Christ has sometimes been affixed to the altar-cross. SEE CRUCIFIX.

 
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