Chrism Mass 2017

Chrism Mass 2017 was celebrated on Wednesday 12 April at a packed St Patrick's Cathedral, Parramatta
Bishop Vincent OFM Conv blessing the oil. Image: Diocese of Parramatta.

At a packed St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, hundreds of parishioners from Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains – representing every parish in the Diocese of Parramatta – attended the 2017 Chrism Mass celebrated by the Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv with priests of the Diocese on Wednesday 12 April.

To view images from the Chrism Mass, click here.

During the Mass, the clergy renewed their promise of service to the Church. Holy Oils were blessed by Bishop Vincent OFM Conv and given to parish priests and representatives of each parish. These oils will be used by clergy in their parishes for the Sacraments of Baptism, Anointing of the Sick, Confirmation and Ordination.

To view images from the Chrism Mass, click here.

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