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  • n. Plural form of thurifer.

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Examples

  • A cope is worn by the celebrant, and dalmatics by the assistant ministers; while the two thurifers, crucifer and taperers have girdled albs and dalmatics.

    Palm Sunday Rites According to the Missal of Braga

  • Just like the Grand Marian Procession last December 7 in Intramuros, the procession featured the traditional Hispanic practice of vesting the acolytes, thurifers and crucifers in tunicles.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Sometimes this is a "Solemn Te Deum," and two thurifers stand on either side of the altar and swing the thuribles throughout the the song, and bells are rung and incense splendidly rises.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • So I had TWO thurifers and SIX torchbearers for Trinity Sunday-- all in all 13 on the altar instead of the usual 9!

    Pics from St Michael's Conference SW

  • And at the sound of the sacring bell, headed by a crucifer with acolytes, thurifers, boatbearers, readers, ostiarii, deacons and subdeacons, the blessed company drew nigh of mitred abbots and priors and guardians and monks and friars: the monks of Benedict of

    Ulysses

  • Three, five, seven deacons and as many subdeacons, two or more thurifers, three cross-bearers and so on are often prescribed or at least contemplated.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • English Consuetudinary of Sarum (Salisbury) (ch. xcvi) the acolytes, thurifers, etc. of the great cathedrals and minsters wore dalmatics in their ministrations.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • At York Minster they had sets of four tunicles pro thuribulariis et choristis (for the thurifers and chanters) in each of the four colours, white, red, blue, and green

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • And at the sound of the sacring bell, headed by a crucifer with acolytes, thurifers, boatbearers, readers, ostiarii, deacons and subdeacons, the blessed company drew nigh of mitred abbots and priors and guardians and monks and friars: the monks of Benedict of Spoleto,

    Ulysses

  • He saw how the boys went before throwing flowers; how in pairs, as the censers were recharged, the thurifers walked backward before the three beneath the canopy, of whom one, white-haired and old, bore That in the monstrance which all adored.

    Simon Called Peter

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