and with thy spirit

Ronald Butters ronbutters at AOL.COM
Tue Nov 29 14:17:39 UTC 2011

It means 'et cum spiritu tuo'

On Nov 29, 2011, at 1:21 AM, Tom Zurinskas wrote:

> Another strange change is that when the priest says "The Lord be with you." the old response was "and also with you."  The new one is "And with thy spirit."  What does that mean?

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