Meeting Jesus in the Sacraments

Book Resources: Chapter 2: What's Inside A Catholic Church


What's Inside A Catholic Church EPISODE 2

Film Focus Point: Total running time 7:19 Part of a series. This episode discusses the ambo, altar, crucifix, and cathedra (presider's chair).

Text Focus Point: Pages 42-44

Discussion Questions

  1. What is the meaning/significance of the ambo and altar?

  2. Why do most altars contain a relic of a saint?

  3. Why do Catholic Churches have large crucifixes?

  4. What is the significance of the cathedra?

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