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Synonyms for chrism

a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam

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Parishes keep the chrism (along with the other two holy oils) in a container called a chrismaria, which itself is stored in a receptacle called an ambry, usually near the baptismal font.
Benedict XVI, Jesus of Nazareth, 90; Homilyfor the Chrism Mass (April 9, 2009).
Bernard Dupuy speculated that the later restriction of the consecration of the chrism to the patriarch is connected with its use in the reconciliation of schismatics and heretics.
The black-clothed pastor, painter of prayer cards and images of Hell, went weeping from the house, carrying the chrism he had used in the anointing of the deceased.
He will also preside at tonight's Mass at the city's Metropolitan cathedral to mark the retirement of the Pope, as well as the annual Mass of Chrism during holy week on March 27.
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This blessing would have consisted of the bells being blessed in holy water, anointed with the oil of chrism within the bell and the oil of the infirm on its outer surface.
We test everything, from homemade bombs to military rockets," says chemist Chrism Hockensmith.
The issue of abuse was addressed by the Archbishop of Birmingham, the Most Rev Bernard Longley at the Chrism Mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral and Basilica of St Chad last week.
After the declarations and oaths, Bishop Tony read the license, blessed the new ministry and anointed the new ministers with chrism oil.
Some terms could have been explained for the non-expert, such as correctio, admonitio, or chrism, but most Latin is translated.
Such defiance took clandestine forms; some Moriscos washed the chrism from their baptized children in order to neutralize the Christian sacrament and carried out secret circumcision and name-giving ceremonies.
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