Pyx - Chalice Design (88861)
Communion host container
A pyx is a small round contained used to carry the consecrated host (Altar Bread or Altar Wafers) to the sick or those otherwise unable to come to a church in order to receive Holy Communion.
Size: 2 1/4"
Holds approx 12 hosts
A pyx or pix (Latin: pyxis, transliteration of Greek: πυξίς, boxwood receptacle, from πύξος, box tree) is a small round container used in the Catholic, Old Catholic and Anglican Churches to carry the consecrated host (Eucharist), to the sick or those who are otherwise unable to come to a church in order to receive Holy Communion.