Bishop John Barres celebrated the Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of St Agnes, Rockville Centre, with the bishops, priests and deacons of the diocese, on Holy Thursday,  April 18, celebrating the gift of the sacrament of the priesthood   At the Chrism Mass, oils used in the sacraments throughout the year are blessed and later distributed to every parish.  Photos by Ed Casey

Read Bishop Barres’ Chrism Mass homily here.