Faithful from across Diocese Gather for Chrism Mass

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17854835 1450529801655539 8505645155622428150 oSAGINAW— On Tuesday, April 11, faithful from each of the 56 parishes throughout the Diocese of Saginaw gathered for the Chrism Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Saginaw. At the Chrism Mass, Bishop Joseph Cistone blessed the holy oils 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. They were then distributed to representatives of the parish communities within the Diocese of Saginaw. The priests of the diocese concelebrated the Mass with Bishop Cistone and renewed their priestly vows. 

 

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Bishop Cistone's Homily

 

Below: Video from the Chrism Mass

 

 

 

 
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