A question about Holy Water?


#1

I’m sorry if this is in the wrong thread…

I’m sure we’ve all heard the joke “How do you get/make Holy water? You boil the Hell out of it”

My Auntie read this article that stated you can receive Holy water on Easter Sunday Morning from a running stream

I’m not really sure if this is the article:

canada.com/montrealgazette/story.html?id=3827670a-7ef2-4f15-adaf-def483a345af

Is it true that someone can receive Holy water by this? Does it have to be Blessed by a Priest?

I know that it states “Something magical…” well I do believe in Holy water but I think the person who wrote this article shouldn’t have used the word “magical”

fisheaters.com/water.html

lourdes-water.org/lourdes-holy-water.html

secure.fatima.org/forms/water.asp

cukierski.net/holyrelicwater.shtml


#2

Your aunt’s idea is probably another version of the folk notion among Orthodox and Byzantine Catholics that all water becomes holy water on the 6 January–Baptism of Christ or Theophany.

Folk religion is NOT the teaching of the Church, however.


#3

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