Tuesday, April 16th, 2019


11:30 am – 12:30 pm


Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral

Chrism Mass in the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral in 2018

Chrism Mass and Reception is one of the most solemn and important liturgies of the liturgical year. 

The Bishop would like to invite clergy and laity to the Cathedral for a period of sustained meditative silence beginning at 10:30 a.m. Clergy are asked to wear a red stole. The Bishop will speak to those gathered at 11:00 am. Then at 11:15 clergy will be asked to vest and prepare for procession. Service starts at 11:30.