the right side of a church, facing the altar.
- Compare gospel side.
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How to use epistle side in a sentence
We must remark that he was then at the epistle side of the altar.The Miraculous Medal | Jean Marie Aladel
He had a special place on the epistle side of the altar, not far from the organ.Makers of Electricity | Brother Potamian
Here the pontiff descended again to his robing throne at the epistle side of the altar.
His interment was performed with all possible solemnity in the cathedral, on the epistle side near the high altar.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XXXI, 1640 | Diego Aduarte
He is a creole of this country, and is ordained as reader on the epistle side.