5 Gestures of the priest at Mass and their meaning

April 6, 2022 | Alateia

By Philip Kosloski – Aleteia
Photo by Josh Applegate on Unsplash

Here is a brief recap of the common gestures of the priest at Mass and why he performs them.

During Mass the priest will perform many different gestures, each with spiritual symbolism.

Here are 5 particular actions of the priest during Mass and a brief explanation of their meaning.

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