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Pope Tawadros weekly sermon 2 April 2014: The Holy Chrism

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Pope Tawadros weekly sermon 2 April 2014: The Holy Chrism

What's the Chrism' oil?  The word of chrism means fragrance or perfume which smell is good.  Why do we make the Chrism? We make it in order to be placed instead of putting hand in the sacrament of Baptism.What's the Chrism' oil?

The word of chrism means fragrance or perfume which smell is good.
 
Why do we make the Chrism?
We make it in order to be placed instead of putting hand in the sacrament of Baptism.
 
What do we use the Chrism in?
We use it in consecrating the water of Baptism; the priest drops 4 drops to consecrate the water of Baptism during the prayers
 
Who's the first one who made the Holy Chrism?
St. Athanasius the Apostolic, the pope no. 20
There are 19 patriarchs, who preceded him, didn't make it for they used to put their hands.
 
Why do we make the Chrism in this year?
This time is going to be the 35th time of making the Chrism.
We make the Chrism because we use it too much in consecrating the new churches in Egypt and out of it, consecrating the utensils, the icons, and the fonts of baptistery.