Figure 3-31. A closeup view of Orthodox holy vessels and communion ware.
The chalice, inside which a small triangular-shaped sponge is kept to collect bread crumbs during
The star (Asterikos) This is placed on top of the paten to protect the particles of bread when the
paten is covered with a veil
Chalice cover, paten cover, and a large veil (aer) which cover both the chalice and paten at once
Lance (Lonche) a knife for cutting the bread
Communion spoon used when giving communion