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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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CONSECRATED ALTAR

A fixed altar or permanent structure of stone, consisting of the table and the supports liturgically consecrated together as one whole. They may not be detached without the altar losing its consecration.

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