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What’s so special about rosemary?

After Joseph and Mary had been warned that King Harod sought to kill the young “King of the Jews,” they fled into Egypt. Stopping to rest by a stream, Mary took advantage of the pause to wash the Baby Jesus’ clothes. With no clothesline available, she laid them on a fragrant nearby bush to dry. The bush was henceforth called “Rosemary” for its service to the Christ child, and its blossoms forever more became the blue of Mary’s robes.

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