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POLL: St. Blaise Day Blessing of Throats

Today we traditionally have the blessing of throats in honor of St. Blaise.  Since yesterday was Candlemas it is logical to associate the blessing with candles.   HERE Did you receive a St. Blaise Day blessing of the throat?  

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WDTPRS POLL: 3 February St. Blaise Day Blessing of Throats

Our liturgical calendar is packed with wonderful opportunties for spiritual benefits. Today there is a special blessing for candles (not just yesterday!) in honor of St. Blaise and then a blessing of throats. I once stood for hours in the … Continue reading

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St. Blaise Day Blessing – WDTPRS POLLS!

Today is St. Blaise Day in the Latin Church.   It is a day traditionally associated with the special blessing of throats. Specially blessed candles held in the form of an X or a relic of St. Blaise is placed at … Continue reading

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