Lourdes Water


Is it sinful for me to have asked for Lourdes water for Christmas? Also, if I receive it, is it appropriate to have it blessed by a priest (or am I mistunderstanding the nature of this water in saying that it has to be blessed by a priest?) Thanks.:shrug:


It’s certainly not sinful to ask for Lourdes water. :slight_smile: It does not, however, need to be blessed by a priest. You will be employing it -though in smaller quantities - as if you were bathing in the waters at Lourdes.


Lourdes water would be a Third Class Sacramental. It would be inappropriate to have it blessed like you would Holy Water for use as a sacramental.


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