These alabaster bookends feature depiction of The Sacred Heart with a chalice of the Precious Blood . Keeping heavy books in line, they both organize and decorate your home. This pair of bookends makes the perfect personal First Communion gift or an excellent present to any with a special Eucharistic devotion.
The artwork, showing the Sacred Heart of Jesus as the Body of Christ reaffirms the Real Presence of the Eucharist and reminds us if the miracle occurring at every mass. The prayers are taken from the Words of Consecration, which when the priest prays turn the bread and wine into Jesus Christ's Body and Blood.
The bookends are made from stone-cast alabaster here in our shop in Steubenville, Ohio. Alabaster is a building and decorating material created from the mineral gypsum that has been used since the time of the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs. It boasts an attractive smooth finish and will last for years to come.
Each measures roughly 6"x8", including the 4"x6" inset image plaque, and is 3" deep.
"This is My Body which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.
This is My Blood of the covenant which is poured out for many."