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Pope Benedict celebrates a Chrism Mass last year (AP)

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Archbishop Vincent Nichols celebrated the Chrism Mass at Westminster Cathedral in the presence of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor and over 300 priests and 1,000 lay faithful

Archbishop Mennini and Mgr Newton, right, at the Mass (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Archbishop Mennini celebrated the ordinariate’s first ever Chrism Mass

Benedict XVI breathes over chrism oil, a gesture symbolising the infusion of the Holy Spirit, at Holy Thursday Mass last year  (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Read the full text of Pope Benedict XVI’s Chrism Mass homily

Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful as he arrives for the general audience (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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