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I just recently shared the Catholic Church's position on a Roman Catholic receiving Communion in an Orthodox Church. I did tell him that the Catholic Church permits it, however, I forgot to let him know that intercommunion is NOT permitted by the Orthodox Church. The gentleman is a Funeral Director and ofren gets this question. He was unaware about the ...


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My impression is that bows are often simply non-verbal ways to say "hello" or"good-bye" or "excuse me". Examples: Two people walking next to each other in an entrance procession but then going to opposite sides of the sanctuary will turn toward each other and bow before parting ways. At Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, the ...


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How to not awkwardly bow to thurifer during Mass? Thurification or incensation is an expression of reverence and of prayer, as is signified in Sacred Scripture and rules are actually put down how to perform this liturgical action. The celebrant should not begin any prayer or commentary until after the incensation has been completed. During the divine office ...


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