Blessing of the Throats

February 3rd is the Feast Day of St. Blaise and the Blessing of the Throats, However, we will bless the throats after the Monday Morning Mass at 6:20 am and 8:00 am, February 3rd. As the priest places the candles on the throat of each person the following is said: Through the prayers of St. Blaise, may God free you from ailments of the throat and from every other evil. In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.