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chrism

, chrisom
a mixture of olive oil and balsam used for sacramental anointing in the Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches
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Similarly, canon 3 of the Council of Carthage (held in either 387 or 390) forbids priests to consecrate the chrism and reconcile penitents; clearly, the two are connected, and the penitence must refer to theological error rather than a minor moral lapse.
But, at Genoa, just about to sail, my logic left me and my courage failed; and so to monasteries again, flirting with the priesthood, in the hope the chrism of some order would direct my hand.
I think it was on 25 March 1986 that I learned from Cardinal Clancy, following the Chrism Mass in St Mary's Cathedral, that the new Diocese of Parramatta would be established, and that I would be named as its first bishop.
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A race upon whose brows God had poured the chrism of a new era--a race newly anointed with freedom" (67).
Case Study: Let's assume Chrism has $750 of investable cash, is buying the assets of Company A above for $750, and needs to decide how much debt and equity to use.
The protest was organised at the same time as the Mass of the Chrism which is a special Maundy Thursday service in the Catholic Church.
It was only when they gathered at the Chrism Mass in Edinburgh Cathedral last week that they realised they had received similar sickening letters.
Vincent might have discussed here English jealousy of French coronation ceremonies which, since Clovis's time, administered to the king a chrism sent from Heaven; not to be outdone, but rather belatedly, fourteenth-century English monarchs benefited from the "find" of a phial containing miraculous oil given by the Virgin Mary to Thomas Becket and henceforward used in English coronations up to that of James I.
In his first public engagement since the operation to replace his right hip in early February, the Most Rev Vincent Nichols preached at the annual Chrism Mass at St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham.
In preparation for the occasion, Lappalainen listened to a recording of Chrism Ludwig singing "Mon coeur s'oeuvre a ta voix" from Samson et Dalila.
40) Almost a year after he had completed the cycle of audiences on the history of the Church, during his homily for the Chrism mass Benedict spoke of the saints as "translations" of Christ.