Monthly Archives: March 2011

Disaster: Cause and Response


Disaster: Cause and Response   With the recent tragic and continuing circumstances in Japan; the various wars, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Ivory Coast, Sudan, etc.; civil disorder and revolutions in diverse places; severe weather; unexplained die-offs of animals; corruption in civil … Continue reading

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Blessings at Hunny-Bunny Farm


Blessing of Hunny-Bunny Farm   With the conclusion of the Novena of St. Isidore I blessed the soil, the orchard, and the seeds for the upcoming garden season. I will bless the honeybees and the other livestock when I install … Continue reading

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Blessing of Fruit Trees and Vines


BLESSING OF ALL KINDS OF FRUIT TREES AND VINES   V. Our help is in the name of the Lord. R. Who has made heaven and earth. V. The Lord be with thee. R. And with thy spirit.   Let … Continue reading

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Blessing of Seeds


BLESSING OF SPROUTING SEED V. Our help is in the name of the Lord. R. Who has made heaven and earth. V. The Lord be with thee. R. And with thy spirit.   Let us pray.   We ask and … Continue reading

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Blessing for the Soil


BLESSING OF SOIL   V. Our help is in the name of the Lord. R. Who made heaven and earth. V. The Lord be with thee. R. And with thy spirit.   V. Send forth Thy spirit and they shall … Continue reading

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A Word About Blessings


A Word About Blessings   All the blessings given in Catholic Rural Solutions have been translated into English from the 1944 edition (Benzinger) of the Rituale Romanum. The Latin version of each is, in some cases also provided. In other … Continue reading

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9th and final prayers of the Novena of St. Isidore


List, guests, and subscribers: Below find the final installment of the Novena of St. Isidore, tomorrow we will follow with the blessings of soil, seed, fruit trees and vines, and an explanation of Blessings in Catholic practice. NINTH DAY: SACRIFICE … Continue reading

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