Is a chalice a sacramental?


#1

OK, so the Precious Blood is a Sacrament, but is the chalice itself a Sacramental?
A vessel used to carry the sacrament…


#2

Fisheaters lists liturgical vessels as a type of sacramentals, which in turn means a thing or an action the Church has designated to excite good thoughts and piety, and through these remit venial sin. (Baltimore Catechism No. 2, Question 292)

Types of Sacramentals

Liturgical year
Liturgical Hours
Sign of the Cross
Genuflection
Bowing the head
Bows
Prostrations
Folding hands
Blessing of people
Churching of women
Exorcism
Salt
Ashes
Oil
Water
Fire
Candles
Rosaries
Scapulars
Blessed Medals
Agnus Dei
Crucifixes
Icons
Statues
Altars
Washing of the Feet
Church buildings
Vestments
Wedding rings
Religious habits
Liturgical vessels
Bells
Incense
Blessed palms


#3

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