Chrism Mass


Photo by James A. McBride

chrismmass-webBishop Joseph A. Galante pours chrism essence into a container of oil during the chrism Mass April 3 at St. Agnes Church, Our Lady of Hope Parish, Blackwood. The chrism Mass is celebrated each year at which the bishop blesses oils for sacramental use throughout the diocese for the coming year. Also pictured are Deacon Michael Carter, left, and seminarian Kevin J. Mohan.