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  Wooden crucifix
We have a large selection of sizes and styles: small modern pieces with simplified forms and shapes, as well as large chapel crucifixes with a powerful anatomical structure and a natural portrayal of the dying Christ's corporeality.
A crucifix is a cross with a painted or sculptured image of Christ on it.
Crucifixes first appeared around the 5th century A.D. From 9th century on the aim of the medieval artists was to convey an increasingly realistic portrayal of Jesus's suffering.
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  Altar Crucifix
The crucifix is the principal ornament of the altar.
For this reason the crucifix must be placed on the altar as often as Mass is celebrated (Constit., Accepimus of Benedict XIV, 16 July, 1746).
If for any reason this crucifix is removed, another may take its place in a lower position; but in such cases it must always be visible to all who assist at Mass (ibid.).
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/c/crucifix,altar.html   (673 words)

  Crucifixes and Crosses
Crucifixes may be gotten at any Catholic gift shop and are the perfect gift for a newlywed couple as one can't have too many of them.
On the back of the Crucifix, on the transverse arms, are the words, "Father, forgive them." On the long part of the Cross are the words, "Behold this heart which has so loved men." The Sacred Heart is shown where the two arms of the Cross meet.
The backside of the Cross is a Crucifix.
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The Eastern Orthodox crucifix includes two additional crossbars: the shorter nameplate, to which INRI was affixed; and the shorter stipes, to which the feet were nailed, which is angled upward toward penitent thief St. Dismas (to the viewer's left) and downward toward impenitent thief Gestas (to the viewer's right).
A crucifix that is part of a rosary or a handheld crucifix is often kissed by the Christian at the start of, or at the end of prayer to Jesus.
In the Catholic Mass, a procession begins Mass in which a crucifix is carried forward into the church followed by the priest, deacon, lector and servers, along with some of the other items used in the service such as the Gospels and the altar candles.
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The icon/image of the Beast, is the false image of Christ seen on the erroneous crucifixes perpetrated by the Catholic Church, and reinforced by the Warner Sallman "Head of Christ" icon.
For a person to wear a crucifix, or even a plain cross, is to don the symbol of the Antichrist.
The Crucifix is an idol and Abomination of Desolation
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 Return of the Crucifix
Nevertheless, the large and very heavy marble crucifix was too difficult to move and remained in the archives office for a long time.
Finally they agreed to issue a temporary permit which would allow the crucifix to be placed in the Roman Catholic parish for three years but still remain the property of the school's museum.
For sixty years, the crucifix was gathering dust in different storage places, ignored by the custodians of the museum.
www.vladmission.org /history/returnofcrucifix.htm   (1393 words)

 Cross & Crucifix: Glossary
A crucifix had been increasingly used in the Western church after the Eucharist is viewed as the embodiment of Christ in the 13th century.
Some cross scholars have placed the use of a crucifix on the altar to the 6th century, when the Council of Tours declared that the Eucharist should be placed underneath the cross on the altar.
Sometimes the relic is identified by a small slip of paper, as with the earth inside this crucifix from the site of the 1981 visions by six children of Mary in Medjugorje, Croatia.
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 Crucifix, Cross
A crucifix is a cross bearing a painted or sculptured image of Christ.
Crucifixes first appeared in the 5th century, and from the 9th century on medieval artists increasingly aimed at a realistic portrayal of Christ's suffering.
During the Reformation, Protestants generally repudiated the use of representational religious imagery; the crucifix therefore became associated with Roman Catholicism.
www.mb-soft.com /believe/txn/cross.htm   (5035 words)

 Crucifix NG
Crucifix NG Crucifix NG (Next Generation) is the principal work of the Faith-Based Electronics Group at the Interactive Televangelist Program (ITP).
Crucifix NG is a printed electronic circuit board in the shape of a crucifix.
The power of Crucifix NG is even stronger when one considers that the human body itself is an effective antenna.
www.dziga.com /crucifix   (295 words)

 Crucifix Gallery
Cost of crucifix is included in rosary price, but if you want to buy this crucifix without ordering a rosary: Sterling CR62 is $36.80 , Gold-Filled CR62 is $48.80; Order to the right to buy this crucifix by itself for your favorite chain.
Price of a rosary includes this crucifix, click on Add to Cart to the left if you want this for your rosary, but if you want to buy this crucifix without ordering a rosary: CR19 is $33.80; CR519 is $38.90 Order to the right to buy this crucifix by itself for your favorite chain.
Cost of this crucifix is included in each rosary's price, but if you want to buy this crucifix without ordering a rosary: Sterling CR82 is $35.80.00 , Gold-Filled CR82 is $47.80; Order to the right to buy this crucifix by itself for your favorite chain.
www.customrosaries.com /crucifixes.html   (463 words)

 Defending the Public Display of the Crucifix - Catholic Online
Crucifixes are present in Italian public schoolrooms, and in many other public buildings, including courtrooms.
The order to remove crucifixes from the classrooms of the nursery and elementary school in the town of Ofena came from a junior district judge of Aquila, Mario Montanaro.
"The crucifix is not only the symbol of my religion, but is also the highest expression of 2,000 years of civilization that belong in their entirety to the Italian people," he said.
www.catholic.org /featured/headline.php?ID=480   (1469 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Archaeology of the Cross and Crucifix
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Archaeology of the Cross and Crucifix
Home > Catholic Encyclopedia > C > Archæology of the Cross and Crucifix
It goes back to a very remote period of
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 crucifix: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati
Ashin Kovida a 24-year-old Buddhist monk, made his escape to Thailand with a false ID, dying his hair blonde and wearing a crucifix.
If you want to make a modern statement about your faith in Christ, or you simply love the idea of wearing a crucifix as a fashion statement, you’ll appreciate the blue LED cross.
The crucifix lets you customize a message displayed on the cobalt LED screen.
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 The Crucifix: St Jerome, St Francis, Fra Angelico, Julian of Norwich and Georgia O'Keefe   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I painted that Crucifix life-size in a time of great trouble, in silence, in prayer, in my convent, first the whites and reds, praying with the blood of the nails, hardly daring to put in the fls.
Handcarved by a carpenter, this Crucifix pays special attention to the wedges of wood holding the cross in place upon the ground, and to the nails nailed into the hands and feet of the carpenter's son, God's Son, garbing Him in the ermine robes of an Emperor.
To her that rough cross was real - infinitely more real that the silver and gold crucifix on the high altar, no doubt, or the pectoral cross on the bishop's breast.
www.umilta.net /crux.html   (1205 words)

 KFTH - Crucifix interview from Suburban Punk #6
Crucifix, from San Francisco, are a band with a strong set of beliefs.
Combining the speed of hardcore and a metallic guitar onslaught, Crucifix have a raw, unfettered sound all their own.
Throw in their spiky hair styles and it's safe to say that there are few bands around similar to Crucifix.
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 The Crucifix
the use of the crucifix in Lutheran churches, and decided to compose an answer that might be an “all purpose” response to future questions about the crucifix.
The history of Lutheranism demonstrates that the crucifix was a regular and routine feature of Lutheran worship and devotional life during Luther’s lifetime and during the period of Lutheran Orthdoxy.
If you were to visit most of the original congregations of the LCMS here in the United States you would find lovely crucifixes adorning their altars, and in addition, beautiful statues on the altar of Christ and the four evangelists, or other such scenes.
messiahkenosha.org /beliefs/crucifix.htm   (1002 words)

 CNN.com - Pope enters crucifix controversy - Oct. 31, 2003
An activist hangs a crucifix at the entrance to a school.
For the past week Italy has been caught up in a controversy sparked by a local judge's order that a crucifix be taken off the wall of a school in a small town east of Rome.
Sociologists have expressed concern that the crucifix debate could inflame relations between Catholic Italians and a growing Islamic community made up mostly of immigrants.
cnn.com /2003/WORLD/europe/10/31/crucifix.pope.reut   (477 words)

 New Catholic Dictionary: crucifix   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A crucifix must be placed over an altar on which thc Mass is to be offered, and during the Sacrifice the priest bows towards it several times, and incenses it at a solemn Mass.
The faithful are urged to have crucifixes in their homes, and the same blessed symbol is usually attached to rosaries.
On some crucifixes a skull and bones are shown at the foot, reminding us that Golgotha (Mount Calvary) meant "a skull," probably because it was a burial-place, or from a fanciful legend that in the hole dug for Our Lord's cross was found the skull of Adam.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/ncd02473.htm   (293 words)

 DefendAmerica News - Profile Article
Last century, the crucifix was worn by his relatives who saw combat twice in Europe as well as Southeast Asia.
Wiersma’s son, John, had the crucifix with him when he was shipped to Thailand in 1967 with the Army Corps of Engineers during the Vietnam War.
It was then that he passed the crucifix to his nephew who was being deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
www.defendamerica.mil /profiles/apr2004/pr042204a.html   (706 words)

 Crucifix wood carved.
The wooden crucifix focuses on the figure of Jesus Christ in the final moments of his life, as he cries, "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?" (Matthew 27:46).
As per popular request, the "Traditional crucifix" is a smaller version of the large "Chapel crucifix".
The halo is close to the head and the softness and delicacy of the figure, as well as the unmannered, free use of lines, enhance the subtle modeling.
www.4crucifix.com /crucifix.html   (664 words)

 CRUCIFIX - Definition
A representation in art of the figure of Christ upon the cross; esp., the sculptured figure affixed to a real cross of wood, ivory, metal, or the like, used by the Roman Catholics in their devotions.
And kissing oft her crucifix, Unto the block she drew.
Seeing a crucifix in your dream, is symbolic of new life, spiritual guidance, and liberation.
www.hyperdictionary.com /dictionary/crucifix   (111 words)

 Crucifix at AllExperts
A crucifix is a cross with a representation of Jesus's body, or corpus.
A crucifix is often worn on a necklace as an item of jewelry, or is attached to a rosary.
In popular fiction and folklore, a cross or crucifix is often used to ward off vampires and other evil supernatural creatures that are seen to be related to demons (and thus are scared away by the symbol of Christ, who supposedly has power over them).
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 The Catholic Gift Store - Crucifixes from Italy and the Holy Land   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CR1104 Crucifix depicting the Death of Christ on the cross.
CR1103 Crucifix depicting the Death of Christ on the cross.
CR1105 Crucifix depicting the Agony of Christ on the cross.
www.thecatholicgiftstore.com /crucifixes.htm   (464 words)

The crucifix served as a complex symbol of Christ’s sacrifice for humanity, the fullness of his human nature, the depth of tragedy that is overcome by the Resurrection, and as a kind of model for imitation.
century, the crucifix, and, in the case of Calvin, the form of the cross as well, was banned in all newly formed Protestant churches as idolatry and "popishness." While the cross has reappeared in Protestant churches in the last centuries, the crucifix is almost exclusively associated with Catholic Christianity.
The Crucifix is an image of Jesus Christ crucified on the cross, represented in painting, sculpture, metalwork, woodcarving, and other material art forms.
www.wadsworth.com /religion_d/special_features/symbols/crucifix.html   (559 words)

 Tim Kinsella: Crucifix Swastika - PopMatters Music Review
With Crucifix Swastika, it would seem that Kinsella without his Joan Of Arc cohorts is once again ready to wallow in the scatalogical and controversial.
Crucifix Swastika closes with a recording of a call-in radio show in which a caller goes on a nonsensical rant about how the "cool kids" are all converting to Islam.
Kinsella is an intelligent man with boundless energy as evidenced by his multitude of endeavors, but if he would reign in his scattershot thoughts into singular, cohesive and logical statements, his records would gain a potency that thus far his back catalogue suffers a lack of.
www.popmatters.com /music/reviews/k/kinsellatim-swastika.shtml   (812 words)

 Rolling Crucifix Choke
The crucifix is an often overlooked or neglected position that has the potential to be very effective if known and practiced.
Eduardo encourages his students to use the crucifix since it often takes opponents by surprise when they are expecting a more common attack, and it offers a large degree of control and strong finishes.
A common confusion exists around the name “crucifix” which is cleared up in A Confusion of Crucifixes.
www.grapplearts.com /Rolling-Crucifix-Choke.html   (714 words)

 Metal-Rules.com: Interview with Sacred Crucifix
I honestly thought it was all over for Sacred Crucifix then and yet another talented metal band had ceased to exist without leaving any commercially valuable products behind their back.
The beginning of the new millennium was also a real head-start for Sacred Crucifix´s new coming, having the original frontman back in the line-up, more determined and motivated to return Sacred Crucifix back to those original footsteps that meant a whole world for the guys musically since they started the band.
Miku: The reason to reform Sacred Crucifix was obvious for me. I have felt all this time that there is so much for me to give to the band.
www.metal-rules.com /interviews/SacredCrucifix.htm   (5850 words)

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