Usually this is done with two candles crossed during the blessing by the priest. It is traditionally believed that St. Blaise was a physician that later became a Bishop and was martyred. He is said to have cured a boy with a fishbone in his throat and became a popular saint to call upon to cure illness.
May St. Blaise bless you with good health in the coming year!
SISTERS OF REPARATION
"Whatsoever you do, do it from the heart, as to the Lord, and not to men: Knowing that you shall receive of the Lord the reward of inheritance. Serve ye the Lord Christ" Colossians 3:23-24.