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Is there really a Catholic “blessing for bacon?” There seems to be no liturgically known prayer for bacon that I am able to locate, but I do believe the one named above is real, especially if it comes down to a permitted English translation of the official Latin Rituale Romanum of the Roman Rite. It should be pointed out that Latin word lardum may be ...


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Are things commonly blessed by priests at certain times of the year appropriate to bring to a priest for a special blessing? The short answer is yes. But before doing so make arrangements with your pastor or priest before doing so. This is something I do, not on a regular basis, but now and again. As far as I am aware table salt and saltpetre are ...


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If a priest blesses salt and oil, but does not use the prescribed prayer, but used his own wording, is the blessing valid? The short answer is yes. But there is a caveat to my response. Rome allows objects to be blessed by deacons, priests and bishops. The traditional method would be to use the prayers contained in the Rituale Romanum, making a sign of ...


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Thanks to the Catholic Man Show for posting this on Facebook. Blessing of Lard or Bacon V. Our help is in the name of the Lord R. Who has made heaven and earth V. The Lord be with you. R. And with your spirit. Let us Pray. Bless, Lord, this lard (or bacon) which You have made, that it may be a healtful food for mankind. Grand by the invocation of Your holy ...


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