CullmanTimes.com - Cullman, Alabama

February 13, 2014

Sacred Heart holds Blessing of the Throats

Barbara Ragsdale
Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church

CULLMAN — Members of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Cullman took part in the annual ancient tradition of the Blessing of Throats recently following the morning masses. The priests and deacons invoke the intercession of St. Blase who is credited with saving the life of a choking victim in the early days of the church, now asking for protection against all ailments and diseases of the throat.