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ornamented canopy supported by columns or suspended from a roof or projected from a wall (as over an altar)

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His priest was moving faster, barely leaning forward between the altar boys, the Ciborium against his chest, his glasses refulgent with light.
He added it was shocking that during the season of goodwill someone would enter a parish church "and break down the back door and take the safe out the back and scatter all the sacred vessels on the ground - the chalices and the ciborium - and steal and rob the money that was collected".
The section head of the Ancient Greece & Byzantium galleries delights at showing off the newest suite of galleries featuring the cultures of Rome, Nubia, and Byzantium, home to one of his favourite objects--a limestone ciborium, or altar canopy, dating from 500-600 CE, the only surviving Byzantine example from that time and place, donated to the ROM by Joey and Toby Tanenbaum.
The ciborium usually has no teeth (also known as armatures) and can have only tiny spicules.
In the scene in which the father calls his son a chalice, the narrative in fact evokes the image of a ciborium.
After the Mass of the Lord's Supper, the transfer of the Blessed Sacrament, not in the monstrance but in the humble ciborium, to the place of repose affords Catholics the opportunity to spend at least one hour with Christ in Gethsemane, thanking the Lord for his continued presence in his Church.
In spite of his earlier sketches, which show a prominent altar under a ciborium of sketchy garden-ironwork with a semi-circle of canopied stalls behind, this is not what happened.
Anna and Grace sat there every Sunday while he took his place on the altar, waiting for the time when he would genuflect before the Blessed Sacrament, retrieve the golden ciborium, and stand beside Father to distribute Communion.
The pillars supporting the upper sections of the ciborium (baldachino) over the marble altar were initially out of alignment and concerns required an engineering solution which was supplied by J.
The original arched altar ciborium at the Lateran basilica in Rome has been mentioned earlier.
The stolen items included seven chalices, five ciborium and two candelabras.
The silver belonging to St John's Church, in Snods Edge, Northumberland, is normally locked away when the church is unattended, but last week a silver ciborium was left out by accident and stolen.
The result was the beautiful ciborium that stands today, albeit modified, on the altar of the San Zenobi chapel in the Cathedral.
silverware, a ciborium of the cathedral of Burgos forming part of the
In 1197, when Celestine III showed it and built a ciborium for it, the sudarium was said to possess the features of Christ In 1208, for the first Sunday after Epiphany, Innocent III took it from the confessio of St Peter's, where supposedly it had been for four centuries, alongside St Peter's body.