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Agnetz

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(Latin, agnus, lamb), the Slavonic word for the square portion of bread cut from the first loaf in the preparation (proskomide) for Mass according to the Greek rite. The word is used both in the Byzantine Catholic and Greek Orthodox churches of the United States, as well as Europe.


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APA citation. Shipman, A. (1907). Agnetz. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01215a.htm

MLA citation. Shipman, Andrew. "Agnetz." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01215a.htm>.

Transcription. This article was transcribed for New Advent by Paul T. Crowley.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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