(VIDEO) Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium Attends Mass on the Beach.


On Sunday, July 12, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium accompanied by her youngest daughter, Princess Eléonore, attended a special Mass and the Bénédiction de la Mer (Blessing of the Sea) on the beach in Blankenberge.

After Mass the Priest along with parishioners boarded several boats.  Then, the Priest said a prayer (to protect all fisherman and sailors), blessed the sea while the parishioners tossed flowers and garlands into the sea.

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