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Liturgical Handbook
of the Practices of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad
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Handbook of Liturgical Practice of the Russian Church Abroad
Liturgical Question:
Should the deacon bow to the icon of the Theotokos and then the icon of Christ on the iconostasis during the customary concluding petition of the litanies?
Handbook Category: Diaconal Services and Rubrics (index)
Whilst this has become a common practice in may places, this is not a fixture of our liturgical tradition. Instead the Deacon should simply remain facing East throughout the litany in the centre of the solea.

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