Category:Pyxes

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English: A pyx or pix (Latin: pyxis, transliteration of Greek: pyxis, box-wood receptacle, from pyxos, box-tree) is a small round container used in the Catholic, Old Catholic and Anglican Churches to carry the consecrated host (Eucharist), to the sick or invalid or those otherwise unable to come to a church in order to receive Holy Communion.

See also: Category:Pyxides

Subcategories

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Media in category "Pyxes"

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