Chrism Mass to Bless Holy Oils Set for Holy Tuesday

The holy oils used throughout the year in the Diocese of Brooklyn for baptisms, confirmations, ordinations of priests and other milestone events will be blessed by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at the Chrism Mass on March 30.

Chrism Mass Postponed

The Diocese of Brooklyn announced Friday that the Chrism Mass this year will be celebrated on June 19, 2020, at 7:30 PM, the Feast of the Sacred Heart, depending on circumstances at that time.

Chrism Mass

During the annual Chrism Mass at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio blessed the holy oils that will be used to administer the sacraments throughout the diocese during the coming year.

Developing a Sacramental Spirituality

My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, This is the full text of Bishop DiMarzio’s homily from the Chrism Mass celebrated at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, on Tuesday, March 22.

Chrism Mass celebrated at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral

Scenes from the Chrism Mass at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral include Bishop DiMarzio mixing Chrism oil; Deacon Marcial Thomas, who will be ordained a priest in June, presents the Chrism oil to Bishop DiMarzio; priests of the diocese renew their promises; and more.