Blessing of the Sea

29 May 2017

Meet by the Obelisk on Harbour Parade, Ramsgate Seafront 

Blessing of the Sea - part of the cultural and religious festival, St Augustine Week, based at St Augustine’s. 

The event will consist of a short welcome, prayer, and hymn at the Obelisk, followed by a procession along the pavement and promenade. Here the clergy, civic dignitaries, and others in the procession will form up. There will be a short service, invoking God’s blessing on the sea and those who work in connection with the sea, and then the procession will return to the Obelisk.