Tag Archives: Chrism Mass

Blessing the Holy Oils at Chrism Mass

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, public Masses were cancelled throughout the diocese, including the public Chrism Mass scheduled April 2.

Well, oil be! Holy oils blessed, distributed for parishes

Oils are used in four of the Church’s seven Sacraments: Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Orders and Anointing of the Sick.

The Chrism Mass, a celebration of blessing and unity

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception glows with light at night.

Sacramental oils sanctified at Chrism Mass

The annual Chrism Mass, where the bishop consecrates the new Oil of Chrism and blesses the new Oil of the Sick and the Oil for Catechumens for sacramental use during the coming year,

Lenten journey moves from ashes to ‘oil of gladness’ at Chrism Mass

From “dirty, black ashes” to the “oil of gladness”.

Jesus loves, forgives, heals, every life

“Every life matters.”

Bishop, priests renew commitment to the faithful

Yes, it is a day to celebrate the priesthood.

The world is watching, bishop says at Chrism Mass

Turning frequently to the assembled diocesan and religious order priests who serve the diocese …

‘Brothers in the High Priest, Jesus’

Today is a special day for us. The Chrism Mass has a rich meaning in the Church.

Bishop ‘begs’ for more vocations as he celebrates Chrism Mass

As they will anoint with the oils blessed that evening, so has God anointed his priests and deacons, Bishop Robert W. Finn told a congregation April 14 that included nearly every priest of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph.

November 25, 2020
The Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph