Bérenger Saunière placed the following words in his sacristy:
Da, Domine, virtutem manibus meis ad abstergendam omnem maculam; ut sine pollutione mentis et corporis valeam tibi servire
(Grant, Lord, virtue to my hands for wiping out all stain; that without impurity of mind or body I may be able to serve You)
This is a Vesting Prayer spoken by a Roman Catholic priest when washing his hands before celebrating mass.
There is nothing odd or unusual about anything found in Saunière’s church in Rennes-le-Château.