Action Alert!
Catholic Culture Resources
Catholic Culture Resources

Catholic Dictionary

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.

Your Term:

CONSUMMATUM EST

It is finished. Christ's words as he was dying on the Cross, in the Latin Vulgate. Often appearing on inscriptions and in sacred art.

Start over.