Faithful from across Diocese Gather for Annual Chrism Mass

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 05:32

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chrism2015034 16992514451 lSAGINAW-On Tuesday, March 31, Catholics from around the 11 counties of the diocese celebrated the chrism Mass at the Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption in Saginaw. In his homily message,the Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone, Bishop of Saginaw, discussed how the baptized have committed themselves to follow Jesus and must recommit themselves every day to the Lord. 
At the chrism Mass, the holy oils which will be used for the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Orders and Anointing of the Sick were blessed by Bishop Cistone, and distributed to representatives of the parish communities within the Diocese of Saginaw. The priests of the diocese concelebrated the Mass with Bishop Cistone and made a renewal of their priestly vows.
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