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Sunday, December 18, 2022

The Fingers That Hold God


Growing up in the 1950's, the priests always Consecrated the host by joining his thumb with his index finger. They prayed in this position because only the thumb and index finger of the priest handles the Body of Christ during the Mass. 

Today only one-third of all Roman Catholics believe in the Real Presence: the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of our Lord, Jesus Christ, in the Eucharist. By discontinuing this priestly hand positioning, I have begun  to question how many of our priests actually believe in the Real Presence on the altar.


Likewise, many lay Catholics assume the "Orans Position" that is reserved only for priests. By lay people in the pews assuming the priestly Orans Position makes us question if they think they are Co-Consecrating the Body of Christ on the altar  right along with the priest. 


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