“That from henceforth he shall hold the keys of the patriarchal blessings upon the heads of all my people” – D&C 124:92
“Your patriarchal blessing will see you through the darkest night. It will guide you through life’s dangers.” – Thomas S. Monson
This Day in LDS History
1851: The Saints gather in a sycamore grove and organize the San Bernardino Stake, the first stake in California.
1926: Neal A. Maxwell, later the Church commissioner of education and a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, is born in Salt Lake City, Utah.
1971: The Italy North Mission is organized.