Holy Water Sprinkler Aspergillum - Small
Holy Water Sprinkler or Aspergillum. Silver finish holy water sprinkler. Size: 3.5 inches 9cm. Ideal size for a sick call set. 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 candlemas 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 featured items below. Length: 29cm / 11 inches.