archiparaphonista

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A chief officer of the man Schola Cantorum (school of singers). His duties included

  • choosing the chanters for a Pontifical Mass
  • preceding the pope and placing a kneeling-stool before the altar for him
  • bringing the water to the sub-deacon during the celebration of Mass

MLA Citation

  • “archiparaphonista”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 21 August 2010. Web. 16 September 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/archiparaphonista/>