Used sanctuary church items at Milwaukee religious store
The sanctuary, which symbolizes heaven, is the elevated area of the church where clergy and ministers perform the act of worshipping God. During worship, clergy and ministers incorporate specific items from the Holy Bible, called liturgical objects or sanctuary items. Sanctuary items include chalices, ciboriums, purificators, patens and more. Each sanctuary item has a purpose in guiding worship closer to God:
- Chalices hold wine which becomes the Blood of Christ.
- Patens hold bread which becomes the Body of Christ.
- Ciboriums are used to distribute and hold Hosts.
- A pyx is used to bring the Blessed Sacrament to those who cannot attend church.
- A purificator is a small cloth used to wipe the chalice.
- Cruets hold the wine and water used at Mass.
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Church antique restoration in Milwaukee
Has your church’s sanctuary lost its luster? Are some of the heirloom pieces damaged or faded? Do they not blend in with current decor?
While T.H. Stemper Company has one of the country’s largest assortments of new church supplies to choose from, we recognize there are often sentimental reasons – and sometimes budgetary constraints – which make replacing church appointments difficult. It is with that in mind that we offer our Restoration Services for your valuable church supplies.
Talk to us about refinishing brass and bronze church appointments; replating sacred vessels like chalices and ciboria in 24K gold or sterling silver; or customizing church appointments using your existing items. In addition, we can restore religious statuary in plaster, wood or outdoor bronze and marble to their original luster, or modify the church statues to match existing decor.
Our in-store church supply experts will be happy to discuss the various options available and the processes, time frames and costs involved in each.