Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Ask a Trad IV

Q. What reverence is given by the altar boys and priest when Mass is celebrated without the Blessed Sacrament reserved on the "altar of celebration" or behind it?

A. The priest would bow at the beginning and end of Mass, while it is common practice for the altar boys to genuflect at the beginning, end and there usual genuflections when carrying out their functions.