Candle blessing-St. Bosco


#1

Hello,

I received the blessing on Sunday even though I am not Catholic but am in RCIA. Now I am sick with a fever? Could this have been because I was not supposed to receive the blessing?

Thanks,
Dan


#2

No. It is because you were exposed to the flu days earlier. Blessings are not magical charms that are given out to Catholics only; anyone may receive one.


#3

It is St. Blaise, not St. Bosco. And there is no St. Bosco…it’s St. John Bosco.


#4

No Dan…absolutely not. Your sickness doesn’t have anything to do with getting a blessing. God doesn’t work that way…He loves you!


#5

Welcome home dsully. No, your being sick is probably from a cold. It is not because you received a blessing. You have every right to receive the blessing. God bless you on your RCIA process.


#6

Thanks for the encouragement and correction on facts, everyone.


#7

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