Easter traditions: collecting Eau de Pâques or Easter water

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Photo: Lise Lafond

Easter water must be collected from a source of clear running water, like a river or stream.

Where were you on Easter morning, before sunrise? Most of you will respond, “In my bed, sleeping.” But for a few, the answer could be, “Beside a river or stream, collecting Eau de Pâques, or Easter water.