liturgical use of rings


  • Bishops, cardinals, and abbots wear a ring, “the seal of faith,” as a pledge to the Church.
  • Plain rings are worn by certain orders of nuns.
  • Conferring the ring is part of the marriage ceremony, symbolizing union.

MLA Citation

  • “liturgical use of rings”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 August 2013. Web. 27 February 2021. <>