The Blessing

The Priest kisses the altar and, except in Masses for the dead, gives the congregation his blessing:

BENEDICAT vos omnipotens Deus Pater, et Filius, The sign of the cross.et Spiritus Sanctus.

R.  Amen.

MAY Almighty God bless you, the Father, the Son The sign of the cross.and the Holy Ghost.

R.  Amen.