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S+L BLOG: Chrism Mass



Another beautiful Liturgy that takes place during Holy Week is one that is not attended by most lay people, but nevertheless has its importance and place during Holy Week. It is the Chrism Mass. ...read more
Join Salt + Light for Holy Week as we prepare for the coming of Christ on Easter Sunday! See below for all shows and times, beginning on Palm Sunday: Palm Sunday Read Pope Francis’ Homily here. Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at the Vatican on Sunday, March 20, 2016 – 12:00 pm ET (9:00 ...read more
On the morning of Holy Thursday, Pope Francis celebrated the Mass of Chrism at St Peter’s Basilica. During the Holy Mass, the Holy Father blessed the sacred oils (Chrism, the oil of catechumens, and the oil of the sick), which will be used during the Easter Vigil, and in liturgical celebrations throughout the year. In ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis celebrates the Chrism Mass, then celebrates the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at a Roman prison and the city of Toronto as well as the whole of Canada celebrates the first annual Pope John Paul II Day. ...read more
At 9:30 this morning in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis as Bishop of Rome presided at the Mass of Chrism, a celebration that takes places in all the Cathedrals of the world this week. Cardinals, Bishops and priests (religious and diocesan) present in Rome concelebrated the mass with him.  During the Eucharistic celebration, the priests ...read more
The Church celebrates the Chrism Mass on the threshold of the Sacred Triduum, on the day when, by a supreme priestly act, the Son of God made man offered himself to the Father to redeem all humanity. On Holy Thursday morning at 9:30 Rome time, Pope Francis presided at the Chrism Mass in St. Peter’s ...read more