What Is Holy Water?

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Holy water is a sacramental that serves the purpose of remitting venial sin. It is water which is sanctified by a priest for the purpose of baptism, blessing of places, objects, persons or as a means of repelling evil. The Holy Church urge its use upon its people especially when calamities occur because of the blessings attached to it.
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holy water
NOUN
1.
water blessed by a priest.
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Holy water is water that has been blessed by a priest for use in symbolic purification. It is used for baptism, spiritual cleansing and as a sacramental for protection against evil. The holy water is kept in the font, which is typically located at the entrance to the church.
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To make holy water it needs to be blessed by a priest. The Catholics believe it purifies things. It can also be used in baptisms and to bless people, places, and things.
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Holy water is holy only insofar as it has been blessed by a priest. It is not magic and has no special properties. What matters are the prayers, faith and devotion that accompanies
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Holy water comes in three primary categories... 1) Water from a specific place which has spiritual significance to the person who is using it. The river Jordon is where Jesus was
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1 Gather and consecrate your salt. You need to create Holy Salt before you can create Holy Water, so consecrate the salt first. And for the record, the salt is mainly used as a preservative
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Holy water is water that has been blessed by a priest or other religious person. It usually is available in a cistern in the nave of a church and is used in baptism ...
Holy water is water that has been blessed by a priest or other religious person. It usually is available in a cistern in the nave of a church and is used in baptism ...
Holy water is water that has been blessed by a priest or other religious person. It usually is available in a cistern in the nave of a church and is used in baptism ...
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