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Sign of the cross
(In the name of the father, the sun and the holy spirit, amen)
We use this gesture mostly when we enter churches, start a prayer/reading or end a prayer/reading.
Usually done after Eucharist to receive a piece of Holy bread (body of christ) and red wine (blood of christ). This is done to forgive our sins and cleanse our soul of them.
Conclusion of Mass
A priest will usually conclude a mass with a prayer and a saying such as: " The lord be with you and thy spirit."
This is a way to read Gospels but by singing with involvement and excitement. This is usually done in and out of mass.
After the priest says a prayer there will be a specific set of words to say after he has done part of his prayer such as
Liturgy of the word
We will stand for a reading from the gospel of Mark and respond with a special gesture.