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Old 05-22-2020, 12:11 PM
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Father Pelc and his Holy Water Gun


I can't believe no one's brought this up yet:

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/pries...b61f5478d1c1f5

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Five weeks ago, Father Tim Pelc of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church in Detroit was trying to figure out how to maintain social distancing during Holy Week amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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“I thought, what could I do that would keep the quarantine restrictions going and give kids the experience of Easter?” he told “Today.”

Pelc eventually landed on the idea of doing a truly whimsical drive-thru for the holiday. Churchgoers could pull up in their cars and he’d bless their Easter baskets with a water gun from the safe distance of a curb.
I love it. It's a creative theological solution to a prctical problem. I don't find it in any way demeaning or disrespectful, but then, I'm of a leient nature.

As the above links show, this has provided lots of fodder for twitter.


Although, I have to admit, what I first thought of when I saw this was the Weapons Scene from From Dusk 'til Dawn:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZpKbJ48Oe8
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