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Perry Fusco wrote:

Hi, guys —

This year they took the holy water out of the church for Lent.

It seems to me, we need all the blessings we can get.

Good thing I have some at home.

Thanks,

Perry

  { Why did they take the holy water out of the church for Lent? }

and in a similar question:

Ruth Cushnier wrote:

Hi, guys —

  • During Lent, are the receptacles for holy water drained until Easter?

Ruth

  { During Lent, are the receptacles for holy water drained until Easter? }

Mary Ann replied:

Perry,

You are right that liturgically the holy water is not to be removed during Lent.

Mary Ann


Ruth,

They should not be drained. Lent is a time of spiritual renewal, not of fasting from spiritual aids.

Mary Ann

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