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5 Important things to notice in a Catholic church

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Philip Kosloski - published on 03/04/21

When walking into a Catholic Church, there are many objects to notice that have deep symbolism and meaning.

Every Catholic church around the world has a set of basic objects and furnishings that are vital to the celebration of the liturgy and have deep significance. You may have seen them in various churches, designed in various styles, but you may not be familiar with what they are and why they are there.

Here are 5 important things to notice in a Catholic church and what they signify.

  1. What is a tabernacle?
  2. What is an ambry?
  3. Why do Catholics light votive candles?
  4. The spiritual symbolism of stone altars
  5. Do Catholics worship statues?

TABERNACLE

Read more:
What is a tabernacle?


MARY WITH CHILD STATUE

Read more:
Do Catholics worship statues?

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