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QUAERITUR: renaming the sacred oils in the Latin Church

From a priest reader: When we brought home the oils from last night’s Chrism Mass, they were labeled SC, OS and OC.  Inquiries from the confused like me have yielded the answer that OC is Oil of the Catechumens and … Read More

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QUAERITUR: sacred chrism

From a reader: The time for the annual Chrism Mass is nearing and I would like to ask you and your readers a question about the various essences added to the olive oil during the sacred rites.   Inquiry.  I am … Read More

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