Chalking the Door

Sun 7th Jan, 2pm-5pm, Mon 8th Jan 2pm-5pm

The Chalking of the Door is a house blessing done on or after the Feast of the Epiphany (Nollaig na mBan), 6th January. A priest puts the following mark on or over the front door with blessed chalk: 20+C+M+B+24. CMB stands for “Christus Mansionem Benedicat (may Christ bless this dwelling).” CMB also stands for the names of the three wise men; Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar. People who wish to book a blessing may contact the parish office. Donations towards Hope 4 Liam.

Contact: Parish Office, 091 555106

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