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sacristy

a room attached to a church or chapel where the sacred vessels, vestments, etc., are kept and where priests attire themselves

Sacristy

 

a room in a Catholic church, located north or south of the choir, where sacred utensils are kept, priests don their vestments, and some rites are performed. There are also sacristies in the form of freestanding buildings.

sacristy

sacristy
A room in a church, near the chancel, where the robes and altar vessels are stored, where the clergy vest themselves for services, and where some business of the church may be done; usually a single room, but sometimes a very large one.
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Sacristy Press was founded in 2011 to publish historical and theological titles, both fiction and non-fiction.
But when Crepaldi arrived Tuesday afternoon to officially strip him of his priestly duties and inform him an enquiry would be launched into his actions, he found the priest hanging in the sacristy.
Then in 1985, when the youngster was alone with the priest in the sacristy, he raped her in a toilet.
Selected sculptures are also set at intervals around the interior and the former sacristy now houses offices for the Torner Foundation.
We had chatted for a while in the sacristy. He was a warm, friendly man.
A STUNNED priest discovered his keys were stolen from the church sacristy while he was saying mass.
(16) In 1418, the rich reliquary was described in an inventory of the cathedral sacristy as:
Prosecutor Keith Stone told the court that Murphy launched almost all of the attacks either within the church sacristy or in the presbytery where he lived.
Sacristy Press has published the novel, translated into English, about the life of St Hild of Whitby.
They covered the windows with white curtains, to give Francis some privacy in his makeshift sacristy, where he was accompanied by security.
"Every month, we would lower her at night from the altar through an elevator and at the sacristy at the back of the altar, we change or clean her vestments," said Artist Glenn Lopez, 33, a volunteer.