Epiphany Chalk Blessing

Epiphany Chalk Blessing

Blessed chalk will be available in the vestibule from the Feast of Epiphany. Upon returning home, the lintel of the main door of the house is marked with the blessed chalk by the head of the household in the following manner.

Inscribe 20+C+M+B+22 while saying the following prayer:

The Three Wise Men …

C Caspar

M Melchior

B & Balthasaar, followed the star of God’s Son who became Man …

20 Two-thousand

22 and twenty-two years ago …

+ May Christ …

+ bless our home …

+ and remain with us …

+ through the new year. …

Almighty God, incline Thine ear. Bless us and all who are gathered here. Send Thy holy angel who will defend us, and fill with grace all who dwell here. Amen.


Those who would like water blessing on the eve of the Epiphany may bring water in containers of at least one-gallon capacity (limit, two containers). The blessing will be held at 5:00 pm – before the 6 pm Mass – on Wednesday, January 5. Containers with water can be dropped off in the parish office.Please, please do not bring crates of small bottles!! (The priest has to insert blessed salt into each individual bottle.)

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