Figure 3-3. Altar and Credence Table Prepared for Common Cup
Place the candlesticks near the front corners of the altar (the side nearest to the congregation)
and the cross/crucifix centered near the front edge.
Center the opened corporal on the rear edge of the altar, with the embroidered cross near the
rear of the altar towards the chaplain (Figure 3-4).
Center the chalice assembly on top of the opened corporal, with the cross on the chalice
facing the rear of the altar towards the chaplain.