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Church Altars

In a Catholic church, the altar is the structure upon which the Eucharist is celebrated. The altar, centrally located in the sanctuary, is to be the focus of attention in the church.

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The rite of dedication of a church includes that of the altar of the church and celebration of Mass on that altar is "the principal and the most ancient part of the whole rite" in accordance with the saying of the Fathers of the Church: "This altar should be an object of awe: by nature it is stone, but it is made holy when it receives the body of Christ."

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