Do you believe that any good can result from the ceremonial blessing of a house built of bricks and mortar?

The Catholic Answers

Yes, certainly. Every Christian believes in the value of grace before meals, asking God’s blessing on both food and partakers. That bricks and mortar can contribute to man’s welfare is already a blessing of God, and there is no reason why we should not ask God’s additional blessing upon the use of the house. St. Paul speaks of “every creature” as being sanctified of the word of God and prayer. 1 Tim. IV., 5.

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