Sentence Examples


  • The celebrant himself either sprinkles the ash on his own head in silence, or receives it from the priest of highest dignity present.
  • Certain prayers are said before each benediction, after which he sprinkles the person or thing to be blessed with holy water and, where prescribed, censes them.
  • The priest then sprinkles the palms thrice with holy water, saying the prayer Aspergesme, &c., and also incenses them thrice.