The Blessing of Chalk on the
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V. Our help is in the name of the Lord.
R. Who made heaven and earth.
V. The Lord be with you.
R. And with thy spirit.
Let us pray:
O Lord, this creature chalk, that it may be used for the well-being of mankind.
Grant that through the invocation of Thy holy name, those who, over the doorways
of their homes write the names of your saints Gaspar, Melchior, and Balthessar
may, through their intercession and merits, enjoy health of soul and body.
Through Christ our Lord.