First the "creature of salt" is exorcized, "that.
They were taught the creed and the Lord's Prayer, examined therein, and exorcized prior to baptism.
The edict of Gratian lays down that it should be exorcized and blessed by the priest and sprinkled with exorcized salt.
The water is then exorcized and evil spirits warned off, and lastly blessed.
The catechetic course included instruction in monotheism, in the folly of polytheism, in the Christian scheme of salvation, &c. (c) They were again and again exorcized, in order to rid them of the lingering taint of the worship of demons.
(1) Usually the water in the font was exorcized, blessed and chrism poured into it, just before the catechumen entered it, (m) Easter was the usual season of baptism, but in the East Epiphany was equally favoured.