Mass dials

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Scratched or incised dials found on the walls of many old churches in England and Normandy, having only a few lines and no figures. They are said to have been used mainly to tell the time of Mass because of the clearly marked line indicating Terce, or 9 a.m., the hour of the principal Mass.

MLA Citation

  • “Mass dials”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 19 August 2010. Web. 20 October 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/mass-dials/>