'Sacramentals' tagged posts

Q+A: I have heard that it is not proper in the liturgy for the laity to imitate the words or gestures the priest uses during the Mass. How can a lay person or group give blessings that a priest was ordained to do?

A: Firstly, when it comes to the sacraments it is correct to say that the laity are generally not to imitate the words and gestures of the priest. Each have their proper role and function within the Mass. However, the only thing I can think of that would pertain to the question being asked is…