(2.2) The Sign of the Cross

Liturgical Prayer and Action

All make the Sign of the Cross as our Priest says:

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

Our reply: Amen


Origin and Meaning

Sign of the Cross – the All in One Prayer

The Sign of the Cross is a simple prayer and a perfect formula to represent what we believe as a Catholic. It’s made up of the following parts:

A)  a Gesture

B)  a Blessing

C)  a Sign of Salvation

D)  an Invocation of the Name

E)  a symbol of the Holy Trinity