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SOLEMN BLESSING

One of a variety of special blessings that may be used at the discretion of the priest, at the end of Mass, or after the Liturgy of the Word, the Divine Office, and the administration of the sacraments.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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