Chrism Mass Changes Time and Location


Bishop John Noonan invites you to attend the Chrism Mass on Wednesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at St. James Cathedral in downtown Orlando.  

  • Holy Oils Consecrated During Chrism Mass
    The clear aim of the Chrism Mass is for the blessing and consecration of the oils used during the Church year. Pastors carry these oils back to their parishes where they will be part of celebrations for the coming year, beginning with the Easter Vigil.
  • Priests Renew Their Commitment To Priestly Service During Chrism Mass
    The second purpose of the Chrism Mass is the unity of all the priests of the Diocese with the Bishop. In the Diocese of Orlando, all priests who are able to attend concelebrate the Mass. Second, priests are invited to renew their priestly commitment at this celebration. The renewal of priestly commitment takes place after the homily.
  • Jubilarians Honored During Chrism Mass
    Priests in the Diocese of Orlando celebrating 50 or 25 years of priestly service will be honored at the Chrism Mass. 

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