CHRISM MASS at Regina Holy Rosary Cathedral
APRIL 4, 2017
A passage from Isiah which Jesus uses to tell his disciples of His mission on earth sent by God, also applies to today’s priests, said Archbishop Donald Bolen in his April 4 Chrism Mass homily.
This same passage was the first reading that opened the Chrism Mass. “Jesus chooses the passage of the suffering servant who has been anointed to bring good news to the poor - go open the eyes of the blind; bind their hearts to their brokenness; proclaim liberty to captives, freedom to those in prison; go proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour; heal the world. It is also our mission, Jesus tells us. We as disciples have been anointed precisely to carry out that same mission,” said the Archbishop. ”To be His hands, His presence to God’s people.”
He initially spoke to the priests and then he included all the faithful who packed Holy Rosary Cathedral. “We as a people are empowered by this same text to bring...Read More