A type of three-branched candle used at the Easter Vigil liturgy on Holy Saturday night until 1955, when the Paschal Candle currently in use was restored to its original and preeminent position.
Catholic Dictionary, Revised,
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Includes an easy-to-use pronunciation guide and a complete history of Catholic terminology. Handy pocket size.
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