Ecclesial terminology

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Can you name the ecclesial terms for items used in liturgy, places, and ecclesiastical roles (as used in Western chur?

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DescriptionTermExtra random hints
Cloth used to wipe the rim of the cup during CommunionFor the love of God, don't wipe with the embroidery!
Special sink leading directly into the ground for disposal of consecrated wineEliminates the need for alcoholic priests!
Room for vesting and/or preparing Eucharistic elementsTwo possible answers (one just for vesting)
Wand-like item used to sprinkle holy water'Asperges me'
A church building shaped like a cross is called thisThe 'arms' are called transepts; they intersect at the 'crossing.' Not a hint, just trivia.
In Anglican tradition, a person who carries a stick and leads people during the liturgyThe stick is called a 'virge' (Latin name)
Priest-in-charge of a cathedralUniversities also use this term.
A container for holding communion wafersMay also be called a 'bread box.'
White robe usually worn under other vestmentsFrom Latin for 'white'
Large candle lit at Easter Vigil, during Easter, and at funerals and baptismsThe candle takes its name from the Greek word for 'Passover.'
Bowl and towel used for ritual washing by the priestFrom the Latin for 'I wash'
'Placemat' used to catch crumbs during the EucharistHint: the bread becomes the Body of Christ
Priest-in-charge of a parishTwo terms accepted.
Candle kept lit near reserved SacramentAlso used, in red glass, near burial sites
Cup used to distribute the Wine during CommunionFrom Latin/Greek words for 'cup'
DescriptionTermExtra random hints
Vestment worn by the Presider or Celebrant at MassBasically just a large cloth with a hole for the priest's head.
Area inside the church, with the pews, where the faithful assembleThink of a ship
The person who swings the censer during liturgyLatin for 'incense-bearer'
Band or rope used to cinch one's alb or cassockThe hint is in the description on this one.
Another name for the bread or wafer used in CommunionFrom Latin for '(sacrificial) victim'
A fancy altar hanging much like a table skirt; usually brocadeThe fair linen goes on top.
The Bishop's throneThe building takes its name from this seat
Schedule of personnel for the liturgyFrom Latin for 'wheel'
Geographical area over which a bishop presidesI can think of three possible answers!
Small plate used to distribute the Bread during CommunionFrom Latin for 'pan, dish'
Perfumed oil used in baptismRepresents the Holy Spirit
Where Consecrated Sacrament is reserved for use or adorationTwo answers are acceptable.
The Bishop's hatFrom the Greek for 'headband' or 'turban'
The person who carries the processional crossLatin for 'cross-bearer'
A curtain hanging behind an altarRelated to the Latin term for 'on the back'

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