Preparing for the Eucharist service

This morning’s preparations for Holy Communion – I have to record it because so often I forget. Chalice, then Purificator, Paten with large wafer, then Pall, then Chalice veil, Burse with Corporal inside placed on top, with lidded Ciborium placed empty behind all this. Unlike in these directions: the cross is faced towards the priest, ie not facing the congregation. And don’t forget the candles, lighting the south or organ side first, then the north or priest’s side and extinguishing them in reverse order. And the collection plate and bag. And the cruet – water at the front but wine … Continue reading Preparing for the Eucharist service