Example sentences for: altar

How can you use “altar” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Returning to my childhood Catholic parish for Easter Mass a couple of years ago, I was struck by the thought that the service (a term never applied to Catholic worship in my altar boy days in the early 1960s) would have scandalized past pastors.

  • Of prime importance is the saint’s tomb to the left of the altar.

  • The Gothic structure has an imposing Renaissance altar.

  • Look at the unusual wooden beams between the flagstones on the floor, the wooden altar and choir, and the decorated pulpit.

  • Donatello has sculpted a fine polychrome wood St. John the Baptist for his compatriots’ Florentine Chapel, to the right of the altar.


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