Instruction on the Faith

Starts: February 21, 2016 at 8:00 AM
Ends: February 21, 2016 at 11:00 PM


What is the symbolism of the fair linen cloth on the Altar?

The Altar Cloth or Fair Linen is used during the Eucharist Рis a cloth of fine linen that covers the top of the altar and hangs down at each end. It is placed over the cerecloth. It is embroidered only in white, with a cross in each corner and one in the centre, representing the five wounds of Christ, in His hands, His feet, and His side.