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Seasonal Blessings 

The BOS provides seasonal blessings for Advent, Christmas season, Epiphany, Easter season, the Day of Pentecost, the First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday, and All Saints. In place of a seasonal blessing in Lent, a solemn Prayer over the People (Super Populum) is used. The seasonal blessings may be used by a bishop or priest whenever a blessing is appropriate. The BOS provides two forms for each seasonal blessing. There is a threefold form with an Amen at the end of each sentence, leading into a trinitarian blessing, and a single-sentence formula leading directly into the blessing. The BOS also provides forms for Blessing of Homes at Epiphany and Easter. These services may conclude with appropriate seasonal blessings. 




Glossary definitions provided courtesy of Church Publishing Incorporated, New York, NY,(All Rights reserved) from "An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church, A User Friendly Reference for Episcopalians," Don S. Armentrout and Robert Boak Slocum, editors.
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