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Book of the Gospels


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Incense Boat


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Altar Candles


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Tabernacle (where the consecrated hosts are placed after Mass and then used for Viaticum (Eucharist for the Sick)


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Pope Francis


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Ambo (lecture or pulpit) where the scriptures are proclaimed


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Bishop Thomas (Bishop of the Diocese of Helena)


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Presidential Chair (where the celebrant of the Mass is seated)


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Different color chasubles used at different seasons of the church year


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Dalmatic (may be worn by the deacon over his alb and stole)

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Roman Missal (the book used by the priest during Mass)


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Thurible (used with incense to represent our prayers rising up to God)


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Priest (in vestments worn at Mass)


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Aspergillum (Holy Water bucket and sprinkler — for blessing the people to recall their baptism and entrance into the church)


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Paschal Candle (or Christ Candle) — Blessed during the Easter Vigil and displayed at the Ambo during the Easter season and then at the Baptismal Font)


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Host (becomes the Body of Christ during Mass)


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Ostensorium or Monstrance (holds the pyx [containing the consecrated host] for Adoration and Benediction)


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Pall (covers chalice when not in use, or to protect the precious Blood of Christ from foreign substances)


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Chasuble (worn by the Pope, bishop or priest when celebrating Mass)


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Cinctures (different colors for each of the different seasons of the church year — worn around the alb at the waist)


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Priest Stole (worn over both shoulders - either over or under the chasuble)


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Humeral Veil (used during Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament)


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Alb (worn by bishop, priest or deacon under his other vestments)


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Lavabo (bowl used for washing the priest’s hands during Mass)


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Paten (holds the hosts which are consecrated during Mass that become the Body of Christ)


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Corporal (placed under the chalice and paten during Mass)


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Cruets (containing water or wine that are used during the Mass)


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Roman Missal (Prayers used during the Mass by the priest or bishop)


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Cope (worn for processions)


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Deacon’s Stole (worn over the left shoulder)


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Ambry (contains the Holy Oils)

Sacred Chrism (for the anointing at Baptism, Confirmation and consecration of altars, churches, etc.); Oil of the Infirmed (for the anointing of those who are ill); Oil of Catechumens (anointing when one is preparing to enter into the faith community)


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Baptismal Font


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Credence Table

Credence Table A small table of wood, marble, or other suitable material placed within the sanctuary of a church and near the wall at the Epistle side, for the purpose of holding the cruets, acolytes' candles, and other utensils required for the celebration of the Holy Sacrifice.


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Main Crucifix in the church


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Picture of the Divine Mercy of Jesus


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Holy Water Font (used to bless ourselves as we enter the church to remind us of our Baptismal entry into the Church)


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Holy Water Tank (Reservoir)


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Mary, the Mother of God


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St. Joseph (foster father of Jesus)


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Station of the Cross (first of 14 Stations that depict the journey of Jesus on his way to Calvary)


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Votive Candle Stand and Candles


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Last Published Monday, May 08, 2017 06:12 PM