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Burse and Corporal On top of the veiled vessels is placed the burse (from the Latin for bag or container), a square sack also made in the liturgical color of the season, which may also be embellished with a cross.The burse is a container for the corporal, a square piece of fine white linen that will be placed on the altar underneath the chalice and paten.

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