February 25, 2013
Fr. Humberto Alvarez sprays holy water from a water gun to bless the children during Mass at a church in Saltillo, Mexico, Feb. 17. Alvarez wears robes with cartoon characters and uses a water gun to bless the congregation when conducting children’s Mass, but slips back into his regular robes when celebrating Mass for adults.

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Cartoon chasuble

Fr. Humberto Alvarez sprays holy water from a water gun to bless the children during Mass at a church in Saltillo, Mexico, Feb. 17.

Alvarez wears robes with cartoon characters and uses a water gun to bless the congregation when conducting children’s Mass, but slips back into his regular robes when celebrating Mass for adults.