The Mass of Chrism is a gathering of the faithful and the priests of the diocese around the bishop, whose mission - like that of Jesus himself - is to be a sign of communion.
The Chrism Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin in Saint Mary's Pro Cathedral, Archdiocese of Dublin.
The bells will toll at 6:50pm today before the Chrism Mass.
Archbishop Martin will celebrate the annual Mass of Chrism this Holy Thursday in the Cathedral of Saint Patrick & Saint Colman, Newry.
Saint Vincent de Paul “Pioneers in bringing support and hope to the marginalised” – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin
Archbishop Martin preached a Homily in the Dublin Convention Centre marking the 175th Anniversary of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul.
An international conference on human trafficking will conclude today, 11 April, in Rome.
Dr Gary Carville has been researching and writing on this subject for almost six years.
Archbishop Eamon pays tribute to Bishop John Buckley
Research on the criminalization of homosexuality in the Caribbean was presented to the Cardinal at the meeting.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin delivered an address at the “Stand Together to Defend International Religious Freedom” symposium in Rome.