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Offline William

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Would it matter...
« on: July 03, 2012, 11:53:04 PM »
...if a priest did the sign of the cross from left to right while celebrating a Byzantine Divine Liturgy?
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Re: Would it matter...
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2012, 01:32:36 AM »
Why do you ask?
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Re: Would it matter...
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2012, 01:42:43 AM »
...if a priest did the sign of the cross from left to right while celebrating a Byzantine Divine Liturgy?

I'm pretty sure the priest does precisely that when blessing?
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Re: Would it matter...
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2012, 01:50:29 PM »
I don't think there'd be a problem. It is done that way in some of the Oriental Orthodox churches, isn't it?

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Re: Would it matter...
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2012, 04:30:40 AM »
Why do you ask?

I've seen it done.
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Re: Would it matter...
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2012, 04:35:03 AM »
Making the sign of the cross on himself or blessing the congregation?
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Re: Would it matter...
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2012, 04:37:00 AM »
Making the sign of the cross on himself or blessing the congregation?

Both.
Apart from moral conduct, all that man thinks himself able to do in order to become acceptable to God is mere superstition and religious folly. - Immanuel Kant