Vidi aquam is the name of an antiphon, which may be sung during the Latin Rite Catholic Mass. It accompanies the Asperges, the ritual at the beginning of Mass where the celebrant sprinkles the congregation with baptismal water.
|Vidi aquam egredientem de templo, a latere dextro, alleluia: |
Et omnes ad quos pervenit aqua ista, salvi facti sunt,
Et dicent: alleluia, alleluia.
If the sprinkling rite occurs outside Eastertide, the simpler antiphon Asperges Me usually replaces Vidi aquam.
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