Trying to figure out what this church fixture was


In the back of the church was a gold cylindrical box that I initially thought might’ve been the tabernacle. But the tabernacle was behind the altar. This fixture also had a tray for holy water at the bottom. I’m trying to figure out what it was. Only thing I can think of is that it could have held the holy oils.


Like this?


Yeah. Just a little more conical at the top. And I didn’t personally notice a spigot, though it might have been there.


Holy water tank. It’s where you’d get holy water to take home. (Just don’t drink it.)




Ours is EXACTLY like the larger one. And it is pretty heavy even when empty.


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