When should you bow your head at Mass?

Posted August 10, 2017 1:57 pm by Editor

When should you bow your head at Mass?

Among the lesser known gestures at Mass is the action of bowing the head. It is a simple movement used in many different cultures as a sign of respect and has its own place within the Catholic liturgy. The General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM) explains, “A bow signifies reverence and honor shown to the persons themselves or to the signs that represent them…

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