Must ashes on the forehead be in the sign of the cross?
Today I attended the Ash Wednesday Mass. When I received the ashes, the priest only make a straight line across my forehead and not the sign of the cross. Is this acceptable? I've never seen this done in this manner before.
"No one heals himself by wounding another". St. Ambrose
Last edited by Michelle Arnold; Feb 21, '07 at 3:46 pm.