Tag Archives: flowers

15 August – Assumption – TLM opportunities & Blessing of herbs, flowers and fruit

NB: Some of you are writing email along the lines of “I’m not registered to comment, but will you please post what we are doing at St. Unthread in the Glen?” No. Register and post it yourself.  That’s why I … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z blissfully causes work for a harried parish priest. Another seasonal blessing: for Assumption.

I noted on the distinguished blog of the mighty Dean of Bexley, the Parish Priest of Blackfen, His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Tim Finigan that my post about blessing grapes on the Feast of the Transfiguration stuck pay dirt. H.H. whinges: Thanks … Read More

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QUAERITUR: The origin of giving flowers to Mary during weddings.

A priest friend recently asked if I knew the origin of the “custom” during weddings of giving flowers to Mary, by placing them at her statue or image (which some protestants probably think is mighty strange). I must admit, I … Read More

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