29 March 2021

Word of the Day: Salt

SALT. Used in the liturgy in various ways. It is blessed and put into ordinary holy water and Gregorian water (of consecration). In the Traditional Rite of Baptism, a small quantity of salt is placed on the tongue of the person to be baptized, with the words, "Receive the salt of wisdom; may it be for thee a propitiation into eternal life."

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