Feast of Saint Blase Candle - 3rd February

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Sunday, 3rd February, 2019 – Feast of Saint Blase, the martyred Bishop of Sebaste in Armenia, reputed to have miraculously saved the life of a choking young boy. It is customary to bless the throats of the faithful on this day to preserve them from illnesses of the throat.

Two 7/8” diameter,  51% Beeswax candles customarily intertwined as one at the base with included red ribbon.

The Feast of St. Blase falls on a Sunday this year!  A perfect time to bless parishoners throats while they attend Sunday services!

SUNDAY, 3rd February, 2019