Ready for the Epiphany Blessings

Posted January 5, 2019 3:50 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Ready for the Epiphany Blessings

Getting ready for tomorrow’s blessing, this afternoon I removed the chalked inscription from my doorway.
On Epiphany I will use blessed chalk to mark the door once again after blessing The Cupboard Under The Stairs.
When the chalk is blessed on Epiphany, the priest says:
Bless, + O Lord God, this creature, chalk, and let it be a help to mankind. Grant that those who will use it with faith in your most holy name, and with it inscribe on the doors of their homes the names of your saints, Casper, Melchior, and Balthasar, may through their merits and intercession enjoy health in

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