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« 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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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2012, 01:32:36 AM »

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

Why do you ask?

I've seen it done.
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« 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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« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2012, 04:37:00 AM »

Making the sign of the cross on himself or blessing the congregation?

Both.
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