Feast of Saint Blase Candle - 3rd February
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