Catholic Courier

Posted: April 12, 2017

Last Updated: April 17, 2017

Oils blessed at annual Mass

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano celebrated the Solemn Mass of Chrism April 11 at Rochester’s Sacred Heart Cathedral. Joined by priests from across the diocese, Bishop Matano blessed the sacred oils – the Oil of the Catechumens, the Oil of the Sick and the Holy Chrism – which will be used at parishes throughout the year. During Mass, volunteers from the Cathedral Community worked in the basement of the church preparing containers of oil for each parish.  

(Courier photos by Jeff Witherow)

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