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Tuesday 12 January 2016

Benediction in the Crib

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On Saturday we held our traditional Epiphany procession, followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament in the Crib.

We began with the blessing of Epiphany chalk:

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The inscription "20 C + M + B 16" is written above the door: "Christus Mansionem Benedicat" - "Christ bless this house", or "Caspar, Melchior and Balthasar".

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Chalk is available at the back of church to take home and write the same blessing above your doors.

The Epiphany Gospel:

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The Kings follow the Star to Bethlehem:

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The Kings and the Star arrive at the Crib:

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Come let us adore Him:

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Photographs by Hannah Chegwyn.