Church supplies

Clergy shirts

Clergy shirts

With the term clergy we generally define the religious suits consisting of trousers, shirt and black or gray jacket, worn by priests outside of the celebrations. More in particular, however, the definition is referred to the typical clergy shirt, which characterizes unequivocally this attire. The […]

Metal pyxes

Metal pyxes

Metal pyxes are containers designed to enclose the consecrated hosts. The Eucharistic pyxes are usually made of enamel plate, pewter, silver plate, gold-plated brass, aluminum, but can also have inserts of other metals, or glass, or even be in olive wood. They are small size […]

Monstrance stand

Monstrance stand

The monstrance stand is a shelf upon which the monstrance is placed. The monstrance is the sacred container used for the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament to the faithful. Such exposure takes place during worship and Eucharistic blessing. The very name of this furniture fully […]

Candle holder

Candle holder

The candle holder is a church supply in every church and placed on the altar. It is a candle holder intended to support a single candle. Its use dates back to the very origins of the church, and is clearly linked and indissoluble to the […]

Liturgical stoles

Liturgical stoles

The liturgical stoles are a vestment worn by deacons, priests and bishops just under the chasuble. In particular, the deacons wear the liturgical stoles on the shoulders, passing on the left shoulder and tying them under the right arm; priests and bishops wear them simply […]

Lecterns

Lecterns

Lecterns are an essential church supplies. Usually the lectern is placed before the altar, on the presbytery. Its name derives from the greek λογειον, loghĕion, “pulpit” from which it differs in some features. While the pulpit is for the preaching, the lectern serves as a support […]

Liturgical chasubles

Liturgical chasubles

Liturgical chasubles are what the priest wears during the celebration of Holy Mass. It is one of the most important sacred vestments and its use is linked to a specific coding and specific rules. Liturgical chasubles can be of various shapes. It should be worn […]

Metal reliquaries

Metal reliquaries

The metal reliquaries are containers made of different materials and with the most varied forms, designed to contain and preserve the mortal remains of the saints, or what remains of them, like fragments of bones or other body parts. The word “reliquary” comes from the […]

Prayer Kneelers

Prayer Kneelers

The prayer kneeler belongs to typical furnishings of churches and chapels since the fifteenth century. It is a piece of furniture, usually made of wood, used to kneel and pray. The kneeler can be placed before the tabernacle, an altar, a statue of a saint […]

Metal Paten

Metal Paten

The metal paten is a small round plate on which the host is placed before and after being consecrated during Mass celebration. The metal paten is also used by the priest to catch any crumbs of the host and to cover the chalice. The paten […]