6 Ways to Get More from Your Patriarchal Blessing (Advice from a Patriarch)

by Garry H. Boyle | November 12, 2015 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I still remember the day I was called to be a patriarch. The stake president came and sat on the stand just...


3 Ways to Get More Out Of Your Patriarchal Blessing

by My Life By Gogogoff | October 27, 2015 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

MR says: What a good reminder of how we can review and receive more from this special, personal counse...


Longest-serving LDS general authority dies at 106

by Deseret News | April 5, 2013 | Mormons We Know

Elder Eldred Gee Smith, 106, an emeritus general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sain...

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Patriarch Extraordinaire

by Mormon Momma | March 4, 2013 | Best of LDS Blogs

Yesterday one of our daughters chose to receive her patriarchal blessing. While that’s obviously a very per...


Patriarch turns 106

by LDS Church News | January 10, 2013 | Mormons We Know

Long-time friends and General Authority associates, President Thomas S. Monson and Elder Eldred G. Smith sp...

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Found in the Archives: Joseph F. Smith’s Patriarchal Blessing

by Juvenile Instructor | October 15, 2012 | Best of LDS Blogs

Years ago I was combing BYU’s L. Tom Perry Special Collections for materials related to Joseph F. Smith, 6t...

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How to request copies of patriarchal blessings

by Keepapitchinin | August 10, 2012 | Everything Else

The process for requesting copies of patriarchal blessings (either your own, or for a direct-line ancestor)...


{Poll} Patriarchal Blessings

by Kaela Worthen Gardner | August 9, 2012 | Polls

Because of the sacred and individual nature of patriarchal blessings, there is no right time to get a patri...


Podcast: Patriarchal Blessings

by Mormon Matters | January 11, 2012 | Best of LDS Blogs

In this Mormon Matters episode, we have the privilege of having a wonderfully fresh and engaging discussion...


Young Men Lesson 36: Patriarchal Blessings

by LDS Living Staff | August 31, 2011 | Young Men

Discussion Questions     • What is a patriarchal blessing?     • Why would yo...