I see in much art and even on the hosts that we receive during Holy Communion the letters, "IHS." What does this mean?
--Curious in Chicago
In Greek it is the first three letters of JESUS's name. I -H with a bar above the H, and that S or "sigma character" (which I don't have on my computer....). It has also been I H C -- the full greek letters, transliterated into English are: