by Heather Knockwood, SKW Pastoral Council/Environment & Communication Promotion

Every year on Good Friday, people gather to collect blessed holy water from Spring Brook. Photo by Peter Spence

There is a tradition where the Roman Catholic Church meets the Mi’kmaw people every year on Good Friday, the Indian Brook residents and guest gather to collect blessed holy water from Spring Brook. Spring Brook is on Robinson Road, Indian Brook, Nova Scotia. Everyone is invited; it is place where people go between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. for a candle light is prayer. Years ago people would jump right into the brook. The water collected during this time is blessed by Father Tom Kurudeepan, that water is known as holy water for healing.

Hot cross buns were served to anyone that came to visit the candle light ...

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