May 17, 2000

Chrism Mass

(Is. 61:1-3ab, 6a, 8b-9) Three weeks ago yesterday Pope John Paul II concluded his personal Jubilee pilgrimage to the land that is holy, holy to Jews, Christians, and Muslims. The Holy Father’s visit took him first to Jordan. From what is today the land of Jordan came the prophet Isaiah, who inscribed the words Jesus...
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