Look up God bless you in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... as a response to a
sneeze, and also, when parting or writing a valediction. ... Many clergy, when
blessing their congregants individuall...
Learn about the history and meaning behind bless you, the sneeze and
gesundheit. ... The phrase "God bless you" is attributed to Pope Gregory the
Great, who ...
May 27, 2015 ... In the 14th century Pope Gregory VII asked that 'God Bless You,' become "a short
prayer to be said after every sneeze to protect against the ...
I was screaming out to God to have mercy on my condemned soul "I'm a sinner! ...
that the heart stops when you sneeze, and the phrase "bless you" is meant to ...
Jul 13, 2007 ... Claim: The origin of saying "Bless you!" when someone sneezes stems from an
ancient desire to safeguard the sneezer's soul or to commend ...
One of the symptoms of the plague was coughing and sneezing, and it is
believed that Pope Gregory VII suggested saying “God bless you” after a person
THIS goes back to more superstitious times when a sneeze was believed to
separate ... To prevent the devil stealing the soul the incantation "bless you" (i.e.
Mar 12, 2014 ... You are probably accustomed to hearing or saying “bless you” after ... some
variant of “God bless you” is the usual response to a sneeze.
The practice of saying, “God bless you,” when someone sneezes does not come
from the Bible, nor is there any mention of the practice in the Bible. However ...
Mar 22, 2015 ... Audience Question: What do you say when people sneeze? ... their congregants
individually or corporately, use the phrase "God bless you".