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  • n. Plural form of kneeler.

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Examples

  • The kneelers are a collection of fitted handmade kneeling pads that fit around the circular altar rail.

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  • "kneelers" and "pew peasants" will quickly converge these religions into some simple rules of life.

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  • The chair's padding, complete with removable kneelers, absorbs sound a little better and has improved the acoustics inside the church.

    Modernizing a Weekend Retreat for 3,500

  • The nun hums to herself as she goes about her chores: stacking church bulletins, lighting candles on the altar, double-checking that all the kneelers are up in the pews.

    Soul Trapper

  • Row by row, the kneelers in the church pews slam down.

    Soul Trapper

  • The fashion in some parts of the world of not installing kneelers in churches should not be copied by the Church in Asia.

    Cardinal Arinze cautions Asian bishops against false inculturation, liturgical dance

  • The hard kneelers, the long spaces of silence, the intense demand to submit to the surroundings, the beginning of the Mass with its Confiteor and mea culpas — all of it serves to form us and prepare us.

    Mahony on Liturgy

  • There, during Holy Week, he reinstated the communion rail in the Cathedral and encouraged the faithful to receive Holy Communion kneeling and on the tongue (cf. report in Spanish here; kneelers for receiving Holy Communion kneeling have also been recently introduced at two other Spanish Cathedrals, that of Málaga, beginning with the Chrism Mass, and that of the Diocese of the Armed Forces in Madrid, cf. report in Spanish here).

    Cardinal Cañizares on Communion Received Kneeling

  • Our reader reports that for this purpose kneelers are being put before the steps of the altar, as per the practice at papal masses.

    Archbishop of Lima: Kneeling for Communion

  • The rooms will look similar: Each will have stained glass windows depicting nature scenes, movable chairs, kneelers for Catholic worshippers, space for Muslim prayer rugs and literature from a variety of faiths.

    Hospitals Revamp Chapels Into Interfaith Meditation Rooms

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