Shocked flock: Who’s peeing in our font?

A holy water font at Emmerich am Rhein, Germany.
Frank Vincentz (File)

A mystery person has been urinating in the holy water at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Davos.

The contamination came to Pastor Kurt Susak’s attention when one of his flock noticed there was something wrong with the water at the Valentine’s service on Tuesday, online news website 20 Minutes reported.

Unfortunately by the time it had been noticed, many of those attending the service had already crossed themselves with the water.

“This is not only distasteful, but also harmful. I am not only shocked, but disappointed,” Susak said.

This is not the first case of urination in the church. In the past few years, other instances have been recorded of someone urinating on the flowers, in the flower water, and even in the holy water tank.

Water from the holy tank is taken away by parishioners for use on their loved ones’ graves or at home. The tank has been padlocked ever since this last event was brought to the church’s attention.

The pastor is hoping to find and talk to the culprit.

“Perhaps he does not know how much the water means to us,” he said.

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