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ASK FATHER: Removing Holy Water during Lent

From a reader…
I am currently serving at a parish as a transitional deacon. On Thursday I noticed along with the parishioners that the Holy Water was removed from the entrance of the church. They were looking all around for it … Continue reading

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Lent: the silly season in some places

As a preamble.
From a reader:
Here is a a picture I took, instead of Holy Water, or the sand, its a purple cloth. This is not my home parish, but I happen to be in that town this weekend and decided … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z rants about sand in holy water fonts… DON’T!

To all the priests out there still… unbelievably still putting sand in holy water fonts during Lent…
KNOCK IT OFF!
And if you go into a church where you see this sort of idiocy… for the love of God, DON’T … Continue reading

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