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From: "Colleen" <>
Subject: Re: Padlocked font covers - to keep witches out
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 23:00:35 -0000
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Thanks, Anne, you're a font of fascinating information regarding this :-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Anne Peat" <>
> Easter Eve was the time when new converts were traditionally baptised.
> That's why the Holy Water was blessed then. I believe it is still the
> practise in RC churches - though what happens is that there is a store
> of blessed water to which a bit of the oil of baptism is added, and
> this is topped up each time there is a baptism with fresh clean water.
> In the C of E we empty the ofnt after each baptism ceremony and bless
> the water afresh each time
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