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a mixture of olive oil and balsam used for sacramental anointing in the Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches
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43) The Gelasian Sacramentary laid down the rubrics for the blessing of holy oil.
Just as after the invocation of the Holy Spirit the eucharistic bread is no longer ordinary bread, but the Body of Christ, so this holy oil, in conjunction with the invocation, is no longer simple or common oil, but becomes the gracious gift of Christ and the Holy Spirit, producing the advent [presence?
In Recife, Brazil, 60 priests, or half the presbyterate, protested against the leadership of Archbishop Jose Cardoso Sobrinho by not attending the Maundy Thursday Mass of holy oils, according to local and international news accounts.
I got my medicine kit, ritual and holy oils and walked through town to his house, arriving after dusk.