Feast of St. Blaise


Many Catholics might remember Saint Blaise’s feast day, February 3, because of the Blessing of  the Throats that take place on this day. Two candles are blessed, held slightly open, and pressed against the throat as the blessing is said.

Very few facts are known about Saint Blaise. It is believed   he was a bishop of Sebastea in Armenia who was martyred under the reign of Licinius in the early fourth century. Read more via St. Blaise Novena.

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