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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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More than 300 people gathered at St Asaph Cathedral for the annual Chrism Eucharist and Blessing of the Holy Oils.
" He warned that there are "so many who are bearers of bad news, fake news, hate speech." (In the Chrism mass, the bishop joined by the priests in his diocese, blesses the chrism, a mixture of olive oil and balsam.
During the Chrism Mass, bishops consecrate chrism or the holy oil used in different Catholic rituals like baptism, confirmation, and for anointing the sick.
He said that the results showed it had "the same chemical fingerprint of olive oil treated with some kind of scent," like chrism, but he added that it was clear - not the brownish color that is associated with most olive oil.
On his homily on the Chrism Mass on March 29, 2018, at the Vatican, the pope expounded on 'apostolic closeness,' the great choice of the 'Lord, who always comes-erchomenos [in person always].'
Thursday he gave his Chrism Mass and also led the "Lord's Passion" homily on Good Friday, the day that those of the Christian faith observe in remembrance of Jesus' Passion, crucifixion and death.
During the service, the Archbishop was assisted by Moses Deng Bol, the provincial Archbishop of Wau, anointed the new bishops with the oil of Chrism and presented them with the symbols of office; the Episcopal ring, pectoral cross and mitre.
Sacred chrism (sacrum chrisma in Latin) is also used to anoint the altar and walls of a church building.
Using the oil of chrism, I traced the sign of the cross on her forehead and marked her as "Christ's own forever." Then, with great delight, I walked her down the aisle and up into the chancel so that everyone could see and welcome her.
"The Diocese Of Down And Connor can confirm that, following the renewal of his commitments of priestly ministry, annually celebrated by all diocesan clergy during the Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday, Fr Dallat resumed his ministry within the Diocese, taking up a new appointment in due course after Easter.
The children are "sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit" with holy Chrism, a mixture of olive oil and spices prepared by the bishop or patriarch and distributed to priests.
Above all, the final address makes clear that, throughout these audiences, Benedict wants to let the light of sanctity shine brightly, for by their faith and charity the saints reflect "the powerful and transforming presence of the Risen One." (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.