Saint Benedict medal question


#1

Is it true I can’t wear my Saint Benedict medal before it is blessed by a priest?


#2

Is it true one can’t wear newly purchased socks or underwear until it has been washed and blessed ?


#3

I’m beginning to think you’re saying I’m allowed to wear it based off of this question :thinking:


#4

Until it’s blessed it’s a piece of jewelry. Afterwards it is a sacramental.


#5

Of course you can wear it and use it devotionally before it is blessed. The blessing just takes it to a new level.

Think if you got a new rosary but couldn’t get it blessed till tomorrow. You could still pray a Rosary on it tonight.
Same for the medal.


#6

Just as you know what all the lettering means.
A blessing - brings it to a new level !


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