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CALIX

A chalice, which is the term always used in the Church's official documents for the cup used in the Eucharistic liturgy. (Etym. Latin calix, cup goblet, drinking vessel, chalice.)

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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