Representatives of parishes line up with their parish banners for the entry procession at the annual Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of Christ the Light on April 10, above. Right, Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ, receives oil to be blessed. Below, representatives present their oils to be consecrated as sacred Chrism. During Mass, Bishop Barber blesses and consecrates the holy oils that are used throughout the year in the celebration of the sacraments.
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