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Holy Water Sprinkler Aspergillum Church Size
Large Church size, Silver Nickel Plated holy water sprinkler or aspergillium with wooden handle. This size sprinkler work best when used in conjunction with a Holy Water vat or bucket. An aspergillum is used in Roman Catholic and Anglican ceremonies, including the Rite of Baptism and during the Easter Season. In addition, a priest will use the aspergillum to bless the candles during candle mas services and the palms during Palm Sunday Mass. At a requiem, if a coffin is present, the priest will sprinkle holy water on the coffin. The aspergillum can be used in other manners where sprinkling of holy water is appropriate, as in a house blessing, in which the priest might bless the entry to the home. The name derives from the Latin verb aspergere 'to sprinkle'. Holy Water Vats sold separately, please see complimentary items below. Length: 29cm / 11 inches.