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The Chrism Mass for the Diocese will be celebrated in the Cathedral on Monday 7th April at 5.45pm
During this Mass, the Oils of Catechumens and the Sick are blessed and the Chrism is consecrated. These are the oils that will be used in the coming year.
The priests of the Bathurst Diocese will gather to concelebrate this Mass and during it, they will renew their Priestly Commitment.
During the day, the Priests will have a Seminar covering important pastoral matters.
Read Bishop McKenna's Chrism Mass Homily HERE