The Concise Catholic Dictionary offers more than 800 words and phrases that make up the essential Catholic terminology and vocabulary. Each entry is divided into syllables, and many include the Latin or Greek etymology of the word. In addition, this volume contains many illustrations of items used in the liturgical and sacramental life of the Church. This dictionary is an ideal companion to the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Every altar server, sacristan, teacher, student, and parent can benefit from this book.