Bishop Cistone Invites Community to Experience the Chrism Mass Live

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Bishop Cistone Invites Community to Experience the Chrism Mass Live on WNEM TV-5 on March 22

WHAT: Live Broadcast of the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw’s Chrism Mass
WHEN: 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 22
WHERE: WNEM TV-5 and streaming live at and the diocesan website

SAGINAW — This year the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw's Chrism Mass celebrated on Tuesday, March 22, at the Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption in Saginaw will be broadcast live on WNEM TV-5 reaching a large number of viewers from parishes, schools, hospitals and homes. This special programming will be aired from 10 a.m. to noon. It also will be available online at and the diocesan website

“As a Church, we are continuing to look for ways to reach out and share the Good News of Jesus Christ, not only with our Catholic population, but also with the community at large,” said the Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone, Bishop of Saginaw. “Sharing our Chrism Mass is one way in which we can invite people to experience the loving and merciful heart of Jesus.”

At the Chrism Mass, the holy oils which will be used for the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Orders and Anointing of the Sick, as well as the Dedication of Churches and Consecration of Altars are blessed by Bishop Cistone, and distributed to representatives of the parish communities within the Diocese of Saginaw. The priests of the diocese will concelebrate the Mass with Bishop Cistone and make a renewal of their priestly vows.

A replay of the Chrism Mass will be available on WNEM TV-5 on Saturday, March 26, following the 11 p.m. news and on ENEM MY5 on Friday, March 25 at 1:30 p.m.

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