Asperges me Domine
Antiphon during the sprinkling of believers with holy water at the start of the Mass on Sunday through the whole liturgical year, except during Eastertide when Vidi aquam is used instead.
Source of text is Psalm 50:8,1 (Vulgate).
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50:8 Asperges me Domine hyssopo et mundabor: lavabis me et super nivem dealbabor.
Cospargimi, Signore, con la Tua grazia e sarò puro:
51:7 Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.