A retreat is a time for withdrawing from the everyday activities of life, and for focussing on the spiritual dimension of life. Retreats have various formats and their length can vary from a few hours up to a few months. The sign is formed by making the sign of the cross on closed lips. It reflects a long-standing practice of keeping silent during times of retreat
Let us know if your Deaf community or church use this sign. Please tell us where in Australia you are, and the name or denomination of your church.
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