Photos: Bishop Neary blesses holy oils at Chrism Mass

Bishop Patrick Neary and the priests, deacons and faithful of the diocese gathered at St Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud March 30 for the annual Chrism Mass. During the Mass, Bishop Neary blessed the holy oils that will be used in parishes for the coming year: the oil for the sick and oil for catechumens and consecrated the Sacred Chrism. At this Mass, priests renewed their priestly promises, and deacons renewed their commitments,


Author: Dianne Towalski

Dianne Towalski is a multimedia reporter for The Central Minnesota Catholic Magazine.

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