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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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amp;nbsp;During his Chrism Mass on Thursday, the pope spoke to themes surrounding the "Joy of the Gospel," and the bringing of "good news" in the bible.
Chrism, along with the two oils used to bless catechumens and to anoint the sick, is blessed and distributed at Chrism Mass during Holy Week.
296-373) "explains the words 'Thou hast anointed my head with oil' as indicative of the Sacrament of Confirmation: 'This is the mystical Chrism.
See also his Homilyfor the Chrism Mass (9 April 2009).
Earth (shut up By Adam, like a fakir in a box Left too long buried) remained stiff and dry, A mere dumb corpse, till Christ the Lord came down, Unlocked the doors, forced open the blank eyes, And used his kingly chrism to straighten out The leathery tongue turned back into the throat; Since when, she lives, remembers, palpitates In every limb, aspires in every breath, Embraces infinite relations.
The holy chrism, especially in the Eastern traditions, has always been connected with imparting the Holy Spirit to the newly baptized.
Was said the ashes his church uses are the remnants of palm fronds from the previous year's Palm Sunday service and are mixed with chrism, or holy oil, to create a dark paste.
In the Chrism Mass of March 28, 2013, Pope Francis spoke about the ecclesiological relevance of these "edges," drawing on Psalm 133:2: "It is like the precious oil on the head, running down upon the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down over the collar of his robes.
The guest from India Shamim Hanfi said that I am still in the chrism from the discussion of Najia Arif.
An ark is essentially a wooden chest, usually carved from a single piece of wood, resting on Four high legs with a cavity containing liturgical objects such as a bottle of chrism (consecrated oil), which is used to anoint the faithful and their offerings.
After suggesting that those leaders who do not have much to do in Rome and Vatican be back to their dioceses to carry on the mission of Christ, in the chrism mass on March 28, he exhorted all the ordained ones (the priests, bishops and cardinals) to go to the outskirts where they are needed to quench the thirst and hunger of the poor.
The Chrism mass kicked off four days of symbolic ceremonies which commemorate Jesus Christ's crucifixion and resurrection.