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Canonical Resolutions, § 36. “The deaconess looks after and washes the altar linen.”

Canonical Resolutions, § 38. “With permission of the bishop, the deaconess may pour wine and water into the chalice.”

Note. This rule is also found in the Nomocanone of Bar-Hebraeus. See A.Lamy, De Syrorum Fide et Disciplina, Louvain 1859, pp. 89-91; Assemani, Bibliotheca Orientalis, vol.II, ‘De Monophysitis’ § 10.

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