I went to my first Mass this morning


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And I am getting ready to write about it for my blog, but I am wondering something.

The Priest has a little container of holy water and also something that he dipped down in the water and then slung it over the congregation. What did he have and what is this process called?


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Rodney, this ritual is called the asperges:

newadvent.org/cathen/01793a.htm

It especially signifies a remembrance of our baptism into Christ.

I hope this is the first of many Masses for you. :slight_smile:


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