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Lesser Blessing of Waters

Lesser Blessing of Waters Lesser Blessing of Waters which is conducted according to need during the rest of the year.... It is specifically called for on August 1 (the feast of the Procession of the Cross); on Bright Friday (Friday in Easter Week) which is the feast of the Theotokos of the "Life-giving Spring"; and on the Feast of Mid-Pentecost, when all of the fields are blessed. There is also a tradition of blessing Holy Water on the first day of each month. Cited from Wiki: Holy Water
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