The Rev. Canon David Parrott blesses computers and mobile phones on the altar of the St. Lawrence Jewry Church in London Jan. 11.
The what: A venerable British church has done what e-mail addicts and workaholics have been doing for years — invoking the Almighty's blessing on their high-tech gadgets.
Blessing the tech?
We often hear a deity's name invoked regarding some piece of technology, most often a stapler in my case. However, a blessing is rarely what the petitioner seeks.
More often, it's simply a devine danging that the person has in mind.