Should We Hold Hands During The Our Father?

Are you supposed to hold hands in Mass during the Our Father? Fr. George Elliott explains how this practice started in the Protestant churches and came about with Catholics. For protestants, it is a way to express their union as a community. As Catholics, we do not have to hold hands because we have the source of our communion right in front of us. Watch for some practicals on what to do during The Lord’s Prayer at Mass!

Holding Hands During the Our Father: Right or Wrong?

Our Father

Our Father,
who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name;
thy kingdom come;
thy will be done
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.

18 Elements Found In The Lord’s Prayer

18 Elements In The Our Father
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There are treasures hidden in plain sight in the world and in our faith. The Our Father is one such storehouse of awe that is so familiar, so up-close to Catholics that – perhaps – we seldom pause and behold it for what it truly is. Non-Christians know the words of the Lord’s Prayer, but even to us who would claim to profess its efficacy, do we always pray it with an awareness of its power? KEEP READING!

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