Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit, Ballineaspaig, Cork, Ireland

Holy Orders

Holy Orders

The panel has the host, the priest's stole and three nails. The stole alludes to the rope with which Christ was bound and led to Calvary and is symbolic of good works, vigilance and penitence. The stole also represents the preaching and teaching roles of the priest. The three nails symbolize the Crucifixion. The three nails are also found on the Jesuit Seal

Rose Window

Rose Window depicting the Seven Sacraments


Baptism Confirmation Eucharist Reconciliation Anointing Ordination Matrimony Peace and Justice