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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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A symbol of the Word of God. "Thy Word is a lamp to my feet." The lighted lamp is used to depict knowledge, one of the gifts of the Holy Spirit, and is sometimes shown with an open Bible to signify learning in sacred doctrine.

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