Blessing of the Vines

On Saturday, August 17, 2013, the Brotherhood of the Knights of the Vine, Father Moretti, and the choir of  St. John the Evangelist Church will be blessing the vines at  Miracle Valley Vineyard!  With candles, incense, prayers, and song, the priest, knights, and choir will perform a brief ceremony of thanksgiving and supplication for a great harvest. 

      The procession to the vineyard will start at 12:30 pm.  Following the blessing, a wine and food reception will be held at 1:00pm.  There is no charge to attend the ceremony.  The reception will include two glasses of wine and a light lunch at a cost of $25 per person.  If you would like to attend the reception , please call Miracle Valley at 540-364-0228 for a reservation before Monday, August 12, 2013.