the celebrant continues to genuflect at the altar.
"The wise men adored this body when it lay in the manger;...
they prostrated themselves before it in fear
and trembling. ... Now you behold the same body that
the wise men adored in the manger, lying upon the altar;
... you also know its power."
St John Chrysostom
Chrysostomos - 'golden-mouthed'
Syria ~ 347- 407
Archbishop of Constantinople
Doctor of the Church
Patron of orators
FEAST DAY ~ September 13
"The bee is honored more than other animals, not because she labors,
but because she labors for others." ~ St John Chrysostom
St John Chrysostom, ora pro nobis!