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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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Priests would then bring the holy oil to their parishes after the Mass.
In the sacrament of unction, the priest anoints the various parts of the body of the newly baptized with the holy oil, saying, "The seal of the gifts of the Holy Spirit." In the sacrament of holy unction, the sick are anointed with oil which is blessed "for healing of body and soul."
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?] of His deity.
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.
He will then be clothed in the vestments of a priest, his hands will be anointed with holy oil as a sign they are set apart for the service of others and he will receive gifts of bread and wine to be offered at Mass.
The Dean of Westminster told the congregation: "Sixty years ago, in this holy place, Queen Elizabeth II was anointed with holy oil, clothed with sacred garments, and, after receiving symbols of authority, crowned with the Crown of St Edward, King and Confessor, just as Her Majesty's royal predecessors from 1066."
New monarchs are anointed with holy oil and the Ampulla, the gold, eagle shaped bottle which holds the liquid, was also on the altar.
knelt at the of demanding self-sacrifice New monarchs are anointed with holy oil and the ampulla - the gold, eagle-shaped bottle which holds the liquid - was also on the altar.
Also placed on the altar was the Ampulla, the gold, eagle-shaped flask containing the holy oil with which the queen was anointed at the coronation.
The long-term bilateral relationship, based on the Kingdom's custodianship of the holy oil fields, was not to be disrupted.
Seems that Ovadia was in a career funk and found himself in a synagogue, meditating over an Old Testament passage that explained in some detail how high priests would concoct a holy oil to use on their bodies before animal sacrifices.
Water at baptism, a ring at a wedding, holy oil for anointing.