|#3: Sick Call Lamp|
This candle holder with hurricane glass and bell set was meant to be used during sick calls to indicate that the blessed sacrament was being carried from the church to the home of the sick person.
This item dates to the 1920s.
|#6: Incense Boat|
The vessel that holds the incense that goes in the thurible.
This item also dates to the 1880s and was donated by the Sister of St. Joseph.
|#7: Sanctus Gong|
The sanctus gong has the same purpose as the sanctus bells, but is rarely used today.
This item was donated by the Congregation of St. Basil and was used in their chapel at Clover Hill, Toronto.
Pyxides are containers used to carry the Blessed Sacrament when communion is given outside of the mass; for example, during sick calls. The pyx above is pictured with its carrying case, which would be tied around the priest's neck.
|#10: Communion Paten|
The communion paten is a precious metal plate with a handle. It is held under the chin of a person receiving communion to catch any stray particles of the blessed sacrament. It was more commonly used when communion was received on the tongue.
This communion paten was donated to the Sacred Objects Exchange.