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Synonyms for altar

the table in Christian churches where communion is given

a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made

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The tomb, which also has an eternal flame, was added to the one of Italy's largest national monuments, Altare della Patria (Altar of the Fatherland), on November 4, 1921.
(3.) Casanova JL, Blanche S, Emile JF, Jouanguy E, Lamhamedi S, Altare S, et al.
The puzzle lies in the dactylic hexameter `sanctum altare tuum (D)omine subnixus honoro'.(4) What does it mean?
9 The roof of the nun's choir at Monteluce was vaulted and the position of the main altar was changed in 1449-51: "Item, al tempio de l'offitio suo fu fatta la volta alla chiesia nostra dentro, che prima stavamo socto el tecto; et fu facto el choro da quella parte de sopra, dove era allora l'altare; et lo altare fu revoltato da questa altra parte, dove sta al presente" (Memoriale, 13).
The tomb, which has an eternal flame, was added as one of Italy's largest national monuments, Altare della Patria (Altar of the Fatherland) in Rome, on November 4, 1921.
Giuseppe FERRARO, Cristo e l'altare, OCD, Roma 2004, 375 pp., 22 x 15, ISBN 88-7229-240-9.
He has earned several awards, including the Ad Altare Dei and the Pope Pius XII, and became a Life Scout in 2005.
He earned 21 merit badges and the Ad Altare Dei Religious Award.
The Roman Rite begins: Introibo ad altare Dei -- I will go unto the altar of God - and ends, in the Prologue of St.
Robert has earned the Ad Altare Dei and Pope Pius XII religious emblems, and the honor camper, Baden Powell and World Conservation awards.
Anthony of Padua Church in Dudley, and is currently working on his Ad Altare Dei religious emblem and his Eagle Palms.