Posts Tagged ‘tabernacles’

French diocese orders extra security after communion thefts Comments 0

Friday, February 20th, 2015

All churches in a French diocese have been ordered to keep consecrated hosts in secure places, rather than tabernacles in some cases, after thefts. Bishop Pascal Roland of Bellay-Ars diocese told priests to leave tabernacles open to show they contained no valuable ciboria. But hosts could be left in a tabernacle if it is made Read more

Bishop directs that tabernacles go back to centre of sanctuaries Comments 0

Friday, June 27th, 2014

An American bishop has directed that tabernacles that used to be in the centre of sanctuaries in churches and chapels are to be returned there. In a recent pastoral letter, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield emphasised that devotion to the Eucharist is central to faith. Bishop Paprocki directed that “tabernacles that were formerly in the Read more