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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Chrism

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(Greek: chrisma, an anointing) A mixture of olive-oil and balsam, blessed by a bishop on Holy Thursday and used in administering Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Orders, and in the consecration of churches, altars, chalices, patens, and in the blessing of bells, and baptismal water.

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Entry for 'Chrism'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/c/chrism.html. 1910.

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