крестное знамение /  the sign of the cross

крестное знамение

На службе стоял, весь углубленный в молитву, низко склонив голову, изредка по-особому легко и благоговейно совершая крестное знамение. (с.75)

 the sign of the cross [ðiː saɪn ɒv ðiː krɒs]

He would stand through the services totally engrossed in prayer, with his head bent down every once in a while, with light grace and reverence making the sign of the cross. (p.51)

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