Definition of Monstrance. Meaning of Monstrance. Synonyms of Monstrance

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Definition of Monstrance

Monstrance
Monstrance Mon"strance, n. [LL. monstrantia, fr. L. monstrare to show: cf. OF. monstrance. See Monster.] (R. C. Ch.) A transparent pyx, in which the consecrated host is exposed to view.

Meaning of Monstrance from wikipedia

- A monstrance, also known as an ostensorium (or an ostensory), is the vessel used in Roman Catholic, Old Catholic, High Church Lutheran and Anglican churches...
- The monstrance clock, or mirror clock, is a type of clock that was developed during the Renaissance (1300AD – 1600AD). It is cross-shaped and typically...
- The Bemposta Monstrance (Portuguese: Custódia da Bemposta) is a monstrance dated 1777, designed by architect Mateus Vicente de Oliveira and made by Prussian-born...
- religious service including the exposition of the eucharistic host in the monstrance and the blessing of the people with it. From the earliest church, Christians...
- The Belém Monstrance (Portuguese: Custódia de Belém) is a significant monstrance made of gold and polychrome enamels. It is probably the most famous work...
- the Blessed Sacrament, i.e., the placing of the consecrated Host in a monstrance set upon the altar or at least exposition of a ciborium containing the...
- from the tabernacle and places it in the monstrance on the altar for adoration by the faithful. A monstrance is the vessel used to display the consecrated...
- Monstrance for a Grey Horse is a granite sculpture of a horse's skull on a pedestal by James Acord, installed on the Southwestern University campus in...
- Virgin. In 2007, Partridge released music as part of a trio known as Monstrance, made up of Partridge on guitar, Barry Andrews (an early member of XTC)...
- depicting the life of the Merced Order's founder, Peter Nolasco. The monstrance is exhibited inside one of the main cloister environments of the Basilica...
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