The Catholic faith can be confusing. Hey, with two thousand years of vocabulary it's bound to get a little difficult, isn't it? So there are many words that sound kinda' awesome and terrifying that don't actually mean what you might think they mean. So here's a little primer:
Monstrance. It's sounds kinda' terrifying, right? It's the vessel used to hold the Eucharist.
Missal. It's not a weapon (Well, sometimes if a liturgist is involved). Unless it's in the hands of a two year old in the pew who's mad at her brother.
Primate - Referring to an archbishop as a primate sometimes isn't necessarily bad. It all depends on your tone, I guess.
The Abomination of Desolation -OK I'll admit it....READ MORE