Monday, January 6, 2014

Father Z performs the Blessing for Epiphany Water at Pine Bluff

The other day I posted about special blessings of sacramentals for Epiphany, including the Blessing for Epiphany Water.

As a follow up, since the blessing of Epiphany Water is reserved to bishops and to priests with permission from their bishop, I asked for and obtained said permission and, with the help of a great group of guys, blessed around 25 gallons yesterday, along with a lot of salt and a bunch of chalk.

No myrrh, alas.

Here is one shot.
This was not a scheduled event for the parish. Instead we blended it together with a regular meeting of a men’s group at St. Mary’s in Pine Bluff (D. Madison) where Fr. Heilman reigns supreme. I have written of his before. Just click this tag to be amazed at all the irons this guy has in the fire. HERE. (Get one of his rosaries: see the right side bar.)
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3 comments:

  1. I was there, second cantor on the right. It was KILLER. Totally should have come down for it, Matt

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    1. I'm getting all these message from Pipes & Pints and I'm like... .why do I live so far away. *sigh*!! Probably will be at Feb KDM

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  2. We celebrated Epiphany with high Mass at St. Mary's as well. It was beautiful! Salt, Holy Water, and chalk all blessed and ready for use. :)

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