Thursday, March 15, 2007

Parish Representatives for Chrism Mass - 2007

Three representatives from each parish are requested to present the oils for blessing during the Chrism Mass on Tuesday, March 27, 2007, at 7:30p. They should be selected in advance for this responsibility and be seated in their reserved seats in the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph, 80 South Market Street, San José, by 7:10p.

Click here for a map (pdf) of the free parking lots near the Cathedral.

It is recommended that those presenting the oils represent some link to the oil to be blessed, for example:

  • Oil of the Sick: A minister to the sick, elderly, or hospitalized; or a parishioner who was anointed in the last year.

  • Oil of Catechumens: A parish catechumenate team member; or a catechist working in baptismal preparation; or a catechumen.

  • Sacred Chrism: A neophyte initiated at last year’s Easter Vigil; or a candidate for Confirmation; or a catechist working in Confirmation preparation; or an "Elect" (adult preparing for Baptism at the Easter Vigil).

If you have any questions, please contact Diana Macalintal at 408-983-0136.

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