sanctus bell

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sanctus bell

A bell hung in an exterior turret or a bell cot over or near the chancel arch, which was rung to fix the attention of those not in the church to the service of the mass.
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The altar bells are silenced, replaced by a stark wood clapper whose crack resounds through the church as the consecrated host is raised by Father Godderz for all to see.