May be used to adorn the altar, fresh-cut ones being preferred, although plants and artificial flowers are permitted. They are forbidden during Advent, excepting Gaudete Sunday, and during Lent, excepting Laetare Sunday.

Associated in Art with

MLA Citation

  • “flowers“. Emblems of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 31 March 2009. Web. 8 May 2021. <>