Altare Dei—The Altar of God

Upon entering the sanctuary of a Christian Church, those coming to worship immediately have their gaze directed towards a particular object. Placed in the front and center of a sanctuary, the Altar, with its Fairlinens and altar hangings, has traditionally been the focal point inside any Christian Church.

The Altar of St.

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1 Zerwas, Ashley. The Altar of St. Peter’s. June 4th, 2015. Personal Collection, Roma, Italy.


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4 Comments »

  1. Thank you for this presentation. It will be shared with our Altar Guild. It is very informative and
    will be enjoyed. Church history is always interesting…to some.

    • Yes, church history is so interesting. Ashley loves history, as do I, and she loves the research and writing. We hope to bring many more informative articles on topics relating to churches, vestments, church architecture and other related topics.

      Thank your for following along.
      Blessings, Carrie

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