The Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul hosted the annual Chrism Mass, with Archbishop Charles Chaput as principal celebrant, on Holy Thursday morning, April 18. Lay faithful and religious showed their support for hundreds of priests of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and those of religious congregations, who renewed the promises of their ordination. Also at the Mass, the archbishop consecrated the oil of catechumens, oil of the sick and sacred chrism for sacramental use at parishes throughout the year. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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