Annual 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 took place Tuesday, April 9 at 6pm in the Crypt of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.  Each year Archbishop Timothy Broglio concelebrates with his priests the Chrism Mass, during which the priests renew their commitment.  At this Mass 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.