Triple candlestick

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For The Orthodox Paschal Trikirion, see Paschal trikirion.

The triple candlestick is a church ornament that was used only in the office of Holy Saturday in the Tridentine Mass.[1] It was replaced by the Paschal Candle by Pope Pius XII in his revision of the Palm Sunday and Easter Triduum liturgy.


  1. ^ Triple-Candlestick - Catholic Encyclopedia article