| Sign of the Cross and "Introibo"
Returning to the foot of the altar, the Priest makes the sign of the cross to recall that the unbloody Sacrifice which he is about to offer is a renewal of the Sacrifice of Calvary.
In a low voice he begins the antiphon " Introibo ad altare Dei " ("I will go unto the altar of God...") followed by Psalm 42: " Judica me, Deus... " ("Judge me, O God...").
The Master of Ceremonies, on behalf of all the faithful, answers the Priest with alternate verses of the Psalm.
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