Example sentences for: altars

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

  • As with home yard shrines and home altars, everyday objects are used as personal and artistic statements.

  • The religious observation of All Souls’ Day, or Día de los Muertos, on November 2, is an occasion for many families to erect altars specifically for a parent or other family member who has recently died.

  • See also Altars; Grutas; Yard Shrines

  • See also Altars; Camposanto; Descansos; Día de los Muertos; Nacimiento; Retablos; -Santos

  • It is thought that home altars were created as a result of community isolation from a centralized place of worship.

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