Parishioners invited to attend the annual Chrism Mass April 16

Decanters of oil were prepared for blessing and consecration as the Archdiocese of Louisville’s Chrism Mass began at the Cathedral of the Assumption last year. This year’s liturgy will be April 16 at 7 p.m. (2018 Record File Photo by Marnie McAllister)

Record Staff Report

The Archdiocese of Louisville’s annual Chrism Mass will be celebrated on April 16 at 7 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 S. Fifth St.

All parishioners are invited to attend the liturgy, which unites the 110 parishes of the archdiocese. During the celebration, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz will bless the holy oils that will be used by parishes in the coming year for the dedication of new churches and altars and in the sacraments of anointing the sick, confirmation, baptism and ordination.

The priests of the archdiocese who attend the celebration also are invited to renew the promises of priesthood, pledging to work together to shepherd and serve the people of the archdiocese.

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