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HOLY GRAIL

The legendary cup identified with the chalice used by Christ at the Last Supper from which the Apostles received the Precious Blood. The quest for it has been the basis of many popular stories. One of the most popular was the legend that Joseph of Arimathaea brought the Holy Grail to England. This became the theme of numerous Arthurian romance.

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

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