Monday, February 02, 2009

3 February --- Happy Saint Blaise Day

Feb. 2nd, Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord (Candlemas)
Feb. 3rd, Feast of Saint Blaise (Blase)

Per intercessionem Sancti Blasii, episcopi et martyris, liberet te Deus a malo gutturis, et a quolibet alio malo. In nomine Patris, et Filii +, et Spiritus Sancti. Amen.
Through the intercession of St. Blaise, bishop and martyr, may God free you from ailments of the throat and from any other evil. In the name of the Father, and of the Son + and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
(thanks to FrZ at WDTPRS)


Tara said...

I'm accepting that blessing--thanks Father!

opey124 said...

So the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord is Candlemas?
At our parish, the blessing of the throats and candles were always on the same day.

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