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Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

In the W. Church the sprinkling of holy water over the altar and people after the entrance rite at Mass on Sundays.

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asperges

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 102 words.

An aspergillum is a *liturgical object used for the Asperges (Lat. sprinkling) with holy water which accompanies certain solemn ceremonies, such as the Easter Ceremonies. It is usually a...

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asperges

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

In the W. Church the sprinkling of holy water over the altar and people after the entrance rite at Mass on Sundays.

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Asperges

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 23 words.

In the W. Church the sprinkling of holy water over the altar and people after the entrance rite at Mass

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Asperges

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 23 words.

In the W. Church the sprinkling of *holy water over the altar and people after the entrance rite at

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asperges

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 51 words.

the rite of sprinkling holy water at the beginning of the Mass, still used occasionally in Catholic churches. The term comes (in the late 16th century) from the first word of the Latin text...

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Asperges

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

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 136 words.

In the W. Church the ceremony of sprinkling *holy water over the altar and people after the entrance rite at Mass on Sundays. During the ceremony a chant from ...

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asperges

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 65 words.

The rite of sprinkling the church, officiants, and people with holy water before the celebration of *Mass, as a

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The Missal

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1443 words.

Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo, et mundabor.

Sprinkle me with hyssop, O Lord, and I shall be cleansed.

Anthem at Sprinkling

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The Missal

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1443 words.

Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo, et mundabor.

Sprinkle me with hyssop, O Lord, and I shall be cleansed.

Anthem at Sprinkling

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The Missal

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 1443 words.

Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo, et mundabor.

Sprinkle me with hyssop, O Lord, and I shall be cleansed.

Anthem at Sprinkling

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Vidi Aquam

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(Lat., ‘I saw water’). The anthem traditionally sung in the W. Church in Eastertide during the sprinkling of the congregation at Mass, in place of the Asperges sung during the rest of the...

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holy water

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Water which has been blessed for certain specific religious purposes. It is used for blessings, dedications, exorcisms, and for ceremonial cleansing on entering a church, as well as in the...

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St Leo IV

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(d. 855),

Pope from 847. He at once set about repairing the damage done by the Saracens in 846, putting a wall round the part of Rome on the right bank of the Tiber (henceforth...

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Miserere

John Caldwell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 1017 words.

(Lat.: ‘have mercy’)

The first word of Psalms l, lv and lvi, as well as of a number of liturgical texts. Of the former, Psalm l (li in the Hebrew numbering followed in the...

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