Charity and Throat Blessings: A Reflection on St. Blaise’s Story

Consider this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. 2 Corinthians 9:6 After Mass on the Feast Day of St. Blaise, priests traditionally bless the throats of parishioners with two white candles. This practice is appropriate because St. Blaise intercedes for those with diseases of the throat.Continue reading “Charity and Throat Blessings: A Reflection on St. Blaise’s Story”

For All the Saints

Love the Lord, all you his saints! The Lord preserves the faithful but abundantly repays the one who acts in pride. Psalm 31:23 Do you have anyone in your life that you look up to? Do you have someone in your life that you admire, who always does such wonderful things, who’s a great person,Continue reading “For All the Saints”