Reference Entry

Holy Water

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

Third edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780192802903
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199566716
Holy Water

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Water which has been blessed for certain specific religious purposes. Acc. to W. usage, it is blessed by a priest acting in the name of the Church; he may add to it a small quantity of ...

Reference Entry.  237 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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