The papal Mass was concelebrated by around 1,800 cardinals, bishops, and priests living in Rome, who renewed the promises they made at their priestly ordinations.
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The Chrism Mass of Holy Week is the Mass at which the pope, as the bishop of Rome, blesses the Oil of the Sick, the Oil of Catechumens, and the Chrism Oil, which will be used throughout the diocese over the coming year.
‘A priest who is close to his people walks among them with the closeness and tenderness of a good shepherd,’ Francis said March 29.
The Holy Father spoke to priests, bishops, and cardinals gathered at St. Peter’s Basilica for the Holy Thursday Chrism Mass.