2017 Chrism Mass

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio blesses oils for sacramental use at U.S. Military installations worldwide and in VA Medical Centers across the country.

The Annual Chrism Mass was held on Tuesday, April 4 at 6:00pm in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.  Each year Archbishop Timothy Broglio concelebrates with his priests the Chrism Mass, during which the priests renew their commitment, and the oils intended for sacramental use on military installations and in VA medical centers served by the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, are blessed and consecrated.