Sign of the Cross


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Sign of the Cross

signifying Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. [Christianity: NCE, 2786]
See: Trinity
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Marking a sign of the cross in ash on someone's forehead at the start of the holy season of Lent is an invitation to people to reflect and repent of their sins and receive God's forgiveness in preparation for the celebration of Easter.
CBCP President Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas said making the sign of the cross is just one of the many ways in which a person can show courage as God's steward.
Prior to the 2010 policy, the borough clerk recited the Lord's Prayer and made the sign of the cross at each meeting.
Even the simple step of more regularly using the greeting 'God bless you', gently and naturally, would make a difference to the tone we set in our daily lives, as would the more frequent use of the Sign of the Cross.
Pope Benedict, 82, made the sign of the cross with ease, two days after fracturing his wrist in a fall.
Some churches have a stoup for holy water near the entrance to the church door, and people are invited to dip a finger in this, and to make the sign of the cross as a reminder of their baptism.
One rescued student repeatedly made the sign of the cross.
Impressive when making all on fast ground last month, Sign Of The Cross pulled far too hard on soft ground last time and, as a result, didn't finish his race.
Wondering where I had been all my life, I did some research to learn more about the "little" sign of the cross and the prayer.
But even as we make the sign of the cross, even as we carry the cross, even as we mark newly baptized and newly absolved Christians with the cross, these are but hints, echoes, images, reminders of the cross on which Jesus died for us.
He delves into the theology of the physical gesture of making the sign of the cross on our bodies.
CANYON COUNTRY - One woman made the sign of the cross as she drove past the home.